Some skaters play roller derby as a hobby – something to do in their downtime. And then, there are the players that live and breathe derby. Whitney Thompson – Nuk’em – is one of those athletes.
Month: February 2012
Cincinnati Wins 2 in Grand Rapids
The Cincinnati Rollergirls opened their seventh season on Feb. 18 with two wins against their longtime regional rivals, the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls, in Grand Rapids.
CRG To Open Season In Grand Rapids
The Cincinnati Rollergirls' 2012 season begins on Saturday, Feb. 18 when the team travels to Grand Rapids, Michigan to take on the Grand Raggidy Roller Girls for the first time in nearly two years.
Meet Cherry Choke
Some derby skaters roll onto the track with years of experience under their wheels. But for others, full-contact derby is their first introduction to the sport. For seven-year Cincinnati Rollergirl skater Cherry Choke, the opportunity to start on the team when it was new was perfect timing.
CRG skaters appear in music video
When the members of Cincinnati band Bad Veins were searching for extras to appear in their "Soul Train"-inspired music video, they had a great idea: Why not ask some of the Cincinnati Rollergirls to lace up their skates for the shoot?