Athlete profile: Melissa Perrault (Melejuana)

by Chef de Mission on March 30, 2017

2017 is Melissa Perrault’s seventh season playing derby. Skating as Melejuana, she represents Montreal Roller Derby. She is a cook and makes art.

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Athlete profile: Lorianne Dicaire (Mange moi el cul)

by Chef de Mission on March 30, 2017

Lorianne Dicaire has played roller derby since 2008 and is a long-time skater with Montreal Roller Derby’s New Skids on the Block. She also refs games in Montreal. Her sports background includes soccer, skateboarding, snowboarding, and karate. By day, Dicaire (aka Mange moi el cul) buys shoes and is the proud co-owner of Montreal skate shop LOWLIFE.

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Athlete profile: Yuna Guivarc’h (Falcon Punch)

March 30, 2017

Yuna Guivarc’h, aka Falcon Punch, started playing roller derby in 2011, and represented Team France in the 2014 World Cup. She has jammed since 2014 for Montreal Roller Derby’s New Skids on the Block. A nursing student, she has a background in gymnastics and Muay Thai.

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Team Canada Women’s Roller Derby announces 2017 team

November 7, 2016

Download PDF version: http://www.teamcanadarollerderby.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/TeamCanada_pressrelease_20161106_Team-Canada-roller-derby-team-announced.pdf FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 November 2016 Team Canada Women’s Roller Derby eastern tryout at Rockland Arena, Rockland, Ontario, 16 October 2016. Photo: Henry Leung, delightography.ca Team Canada Women’s Roller Derby announces 2017 team Following two well-attended open tryouts, Team Canada Women’s Roller Derby is proud to announce a 28-person team plus six […]

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Athlete profile: Abigail Garratt (Preacher’s Slaughter)

November 7, 2016

Abigail Garratt, aka Preacher’s Slaughter, has skated since she was four years old. Living in Cochrane, Alberta, she competes with nearby Calgary Roller Derby Association. She also spends a lot of time playing hockey and skiing with her husband and two children.  

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Athlete profile: Alicia Biggley (Biggley Smallz)

November 7, 2016

Alicia Biggley, aka Biggley Smallz, played with Toronto Roller Derby for five years, recently moving to Montreal and now playing with its charter team New Skids on the Block. Biggley played football in high school and was a 90s rollerblade kid. She works as an Illustrator and Textile Graphic Designer, making prints for clothes.

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Athlete profile: Azure Benesh (Maiden Sane)

November 7, 2016

Azure Benesh, aka Maiden Sane, now plays with Vancouver’s Terminal City Rollergirls, where she won that league’s 2015 MVP and Best Jammer awards. She is the only member of the current Team Canada who played in the inaugural 2011 World Cup. She played competitive water polo for 15 years. Born and raised in Regina SK, […]

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Athlete profile: Serenity “Artoo” Caldwell

November 7, 2016

Serenity Caldwell Providence, RI Serenity “Artoo Detoonate” Caldwell is a USA/Canada dual citizen wtih ties to Nova Scotia. She skated with Boston Roller Derby from 2012 to 2015, where she was WFTDA’s Featured Skater in May 2014, and now competes with Providence Roller Derby. She is creator and proprietor of the popular Roller Derby Junkies […]

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Athlete profile: Bethany Fisher (Boxcar)

November 7, 2016

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Bethany “Boxcar” Fisher has played for four derby leagues in ten years: Montreal Roller Derby, Rose City Rollers, Thunder Bay Roller Derby, and now Toronto Roller Derby. She is a freelance web developer, and also works with the derby clothing company Monster Muffin.  

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Athlete profile: Abby Lever

November 7, 2016

Originally from Toronto, Abby Lever represents Calgary Roller Derby Association and captains Team Alberta. Before starting to play roller derby five years ago, Lever played recreational hockey, and outside of derby enjoys snowboarding and camping. She is a Chartered Accountant.

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