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Beast of the East 2012, a Rookie’s Perspective

My two page feature in the Fall 2012 edition of fiveonfive magazine (issue 17), click the links below: Beast of the East 2012, a Rookie’s Perspective Pt.1 Beast of the East 2012, a Rookie’s Perspective Pt.2 Advertisements

CN Power Owns Quad City Chaos

CN Power went undefeated at this past weekend’s Quad City Chaos (QCC) roller derby tournament at The Bunker in Toronto and solidified themselves as the top travel team in Ontario. “It’s a very important time right now because we really want to make it to regionals,” said Stephen Brydson a.k.a Sonic Doom, one of the […]

Dolls and Betties Duke it out, CN Power Owns Home Turf

Toronto Roller Derby (ToRD) continued with its killer sports action last Saturday, as CN Power withstood their visitors from Roc City 171-108 and the Death Track Dolls narrowly defeated their opponents the Smoke City Betties 115-100. “It was super exciting and I’m not going to lie, winning both was pretty incredible,” said Panty Hoser, who […]

Toronto Dominates Hammer City at Bout Blanche

Last Saturday, Toronto Roller Derby (ToRD) returned to The Bunker in Downsview Park to host Bout Blanche, their last event of 2011 before preparations for the Blood and Thunder World Cup begin to take place. Bout Blanche took place prior to Toronto’s annual art-themed Nuit Blanche event, where locals wander the streets late at night […]

CN Power Runs Rampant in Kalamazoo

It was on June 1st of this year that Toronto Roller Derby (ToRD) was officially welcomed into the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) as a full-fledged member league. The member status was a huge step forward for ToRD, as they will now showcase their derby skills on a worldwide and professional level against some […]

3rd Annual Pride Clam Slam Event a Hit

Gay Pride week is one of Toronto’s most highly anticipated events on an annual basis, as queer friendly people from all over the world take part in the festivities, celebrating and supporting gay rights. The week features events such as the Trans March, Dyke March and the largest celebration of them all with the Pride […]

2011 Quad City Chaos a Complete Success

This past weekend at The Hangar in the Downsview Park region of Toronto the second annual Quad City Chaos tournament took place, showcasing some of the best roller derby teams Canada has to offer from the east side of the country. Teams from Montreal (New Skids on the Block), Ottawa (Rideau Valley Vixens), Kitchener (Tri-City […]