Greensboro Roller Derby vs Carolina Roller Girls


Our very own skater and Vice President, Wrecking Belle, was featured in this week’s issue of Yes! Weekly and on the weekly Woven Greensboro blog. Check it out! The spread is on pages 22-23 of Yes! Weekly available in newstands now and also linked below!

Roller Girls: The queens of mayhem on wheels -O.Henry Magazine

Greensboro Roller Derby going viral:

The Rise of Roller Derby is one of the top shared articles ever published on SB Nation. It was republished by the Philadelphia Inquirer and reblogged and shared on social media hundreds of times. Notable mentions include Jerry Seltzer (the second and final owner of the original Roller Derby league. His father, Leo Seltzer, created roller derby in 1935) and promotion to the front page of news aggregator/social bookmarking site Digg.com where it has been shared over 2000 times. Blogger and skater for Portland, Oregon’s Rose City Rollers, Hard Dash, interviewed James Dator and Alexandroid, our head of PR/Marketing, in this follow up blog.

GSORD skater Pinky LaPain’s bridal photos by Frayed Edge Photography attracted the attention of Buzzfeed.com and were subsequently republished by the Huffington Post and Derbylife.com as well as being Liked and shared on social media hundreds of times.

Music Video appearances by Greensboro Roller Derby:

Greensboro Roller Derby Girls Full Compact Sport –WFMY
Best of the Triad 2013: Best Non-Profit- 3rd Place, Greensboro Roller Derby –Yes! Weekly
THE RISE OF ROLLER DERBY: No longer WWE on wheels, the rapid growth of women’s flat track derby in Greensboro is a microcosm of the sport’s ascension into the mainstream. Read the story by James Dator –SB Nation

Greensboro Roller Derby on the Good Morning Show –WFMY
Greensboro Roller Derby –Fox8 Sports
Gate City Roller Girls: A Derby Sensation –The Carolinian
Roller Derby Teams Work To Raise Popularity Of Sport In Triad –News 14
USA Roller Sports Roller Derby Spotlight: Miller Lightnin’

Gate City Roller Girls –Greensboro Daily Photo
Local Talent- Molly Flogger –Yes! Weekly
Best of the Triad 2011: Best Kept Secret- Greensboro Roller Derby –Yes! Weekly
Area Roller Derby Teams Raise Money For Charity –News 14
Wheels of Steel: Gate City Roller Girls –The Guilfordian


Greensboro Roller Derby in the news:

Greensboro Catching on to Roller Derby Trend –The Guilfordian
Gate City Roller Girls –Greensboro Daily Photo