Name: Mel E. Juana
Team(s): La Racaille and The New Skids on the Block
Gear: Riedells and Heartless wheels
What is your athletic background?
I was always
Few skaters turned heads last season like Falcon Punch. Although last year was her first season, her natural agility impressed many. Montreal Roller Derby is thrilled to learn more about its new darling, to find out what makes her tick. Without any further ado…
Name: Falcon Punch
Team(s): La Racaille and Montréal Sexpos
Gear: Triple 8 helmet and wrist guards, Scabs knee pads, 187 Killer elbow pads, Antics AR1 skates, Revenge plates and semi-exterior wheels.
Why the name?
The ‘Falcon Punch’ is Captain Falcon’s ultimate weapon (Super Smash Bros) and
(credit photos: Sean Murphy)
Saturday March 9th at Le Taz in Montréal, three thirty-minute games confronting Montréal Roller Derby’s home teams ended with La Racaille in 1st place, Les Filles du Roi in 2nd place and last year’s champions, Les Contrabanditas, in 3rd (with only 11 players on the bench when 14 are allowed). Some 700 fans came to show their support for the home season premiere. When asked what she thought of the opener, Sara Dupras a second-time spectator stated that roller
Three Teams, Three 30-Minute Bouts
Wheels and heads will surely turn at Montreal Roller Derby’s Round Robin, happening this Saturday at Le Taz in Montreal. The league’s home team coaches Jess Bandit for Les Filles du Roi (FDR), Bone Machine for La Racaille and Chasing Amy for Les Contrabanditas (‘Ditas) shared their insights with us concerning the upcoming games; the three teams will face off with three 30-minute bouts. In 2012, the ‘Ditas took home the championships and this series of games will give us a taste of what the 2013 season has in store. Hold your heads derby fans; … >>>
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See you soon around the track!… >>>
(photo: Sean Murphy)
Date: August 4th 2012 / Montreal Roller Derby championship
Venue: Arena St-Louis
Team A: Les Contrabanditas
Points: 1st period: 71 / 2d period: 113 // Final score: 184
Best jammer: Ti-Loup
Best blocker: Chasing Amy
Most valuable player: Ti-Loup
# of power jams: 5
Team B: La Racaille
Points: 1st period: 41 / 2nd period: 89 // Final score: 130
Best jammer: Greta Bobo
Best blocker: Mel E Juana
Most valuable player: Surgical Strike
# of power jams: 1
What advantage did … >>>
(photo: Sean Murphy)
Teams: La Racaille, Montréal Sexpos and New Skids on the Block
I love my knee gaskets from Neon Skates!
It’s a contact sport played on skates with a bunch of really awesome people. I can’t really ask for anything more!
When I was younger, I played a bunch of different team sports… soccer, volleyball, basketball etc. – even synchronized swimming at one point (that didn’t last long, haha). The sports that
But don’t count La Racaille out. They’re ready to exact their revenge. Les Filles … >>>
After the injury of star jammer Wrath Poutine and the retirement of founding members Izzy Skellington, Ann Mad, Beals on Wheels and veteran player Squarrior, La Racaille had to play their last bout of the season with a crew of nine. They may have lost the game but
In fact, 23 teams have applied for the 16 available spots, a new record. We have proceeded in the fairest way