Athlete profile: Kristine McGillivray (Kris Myass)

November 7, 2016

Kristine McGillivray, aka Kris Myass, represents Calgary Roller Derby Association. Now into her eighth year playing roller derby, she was a member of Team Canada’s 2014 World Cup squad. Originally from Winnipeg, she works as a welder.  

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Athlete profile: Claudia Maréchal (Miracle Whips)

November 7, 2016

Claudia Maréchal, aka Miracle Whips, joue depuis 2014 pour les New Skids on the Block de Montreal Roller Derby. Avec les New Skids elle a participé trois fois au tournois D1 de la WFTDA, et une fois aux championnats. Une apprenante avide, elle cherche continuellement à élargir ses perspectives du sport, et à date elle […]

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Athlete profile: Sophie Royer (Al K. Traz)

November 7, 2016

Sophie Royer, aka Al K. Traz, joue pour les New Skids on the Block de Montreal Roller Derby. Ancienne instructrice de planche à neige, elle a étudié le design de l’environnement et est actuellement étudiante en architecture. Sophie Royer, aka Al K. Traz, plays for Montreal Roller Derby’s charter team New Skids on the Block. […]

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Athlete profile: Allie Artuso

November 7, 2016

Allie Artuso plays with with Royal City Roller Girls in Guelph, Ontario. She won that league’s Rookie of the Year award in 2013, and the Beaver Fever 2016 tournament MVP blocker in 2016. She has skated since she was very young, and played mostly soccer and figure skating growing up.

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Athlete profile: Kylie Morin

November 7, 2016

From nearby Rossland, Kylie Morin is into her third season with Castlegar BC’s Dam City Rollers. Having grown up speed skating, roller derby continues her history of skating in circles.

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Athlete profile: Ashley Ronson (Watcher Ash)

November 7, 2016

Ashley Ronson, aka Watcher Ash, represents Capital City Derby Dolls from Ottawa, ON. She grew up with rollerblades on her feet, and has also played soccer, basketball, badminton, street hockey, and especially volleyball. 2017 will be her fourth year playing roller derby. She works as a Research and Data Analyst.

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Athlete profile: Natt Young (Scar2-BeatU)

November 7, 2016

Natt Young, aka Scar2-BeatU, captains the Winnipeg Roller Derby League All-Stars, winning MVP of the WFTDA Mayday Mayhem Tournament in 2015. She also plays for Team Manitoba. She and her twin sister love to confuse opponents with their telepathic star passes and twin dancing.

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Athlete profile: Renée Labrosse

November 7, 2016

Hailing from the the nearby small town of Carp, Renée Labrosse currently plays in Ottawa for Capital City Derby Dolls’ WFTDA Charter team. She grew up playing competitive hockey and has also played rugby, soccer, basketball, volleyball, ultimate, cross-country running, track and field, and paddle tennis. Her multisport background serves her well in her current […]

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Athlete profile: Paige Parsons (Shania Pain)

November 7, 2016

Paige Parsons, aka Shania Pain, grew up in rural Alberta playing ringette. She began her roller derby career with Yukon Roller Girls in Whitehorse in 2012, and after two seasons with Rideau Valley Roller Girls, she returned to Edmonton, where she represents E-Ville Roller Derby. When not skating, she is a crime- and news reporter.

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Athlete profile: Marilyne Lamontagne (Pouliche)

November 7, 2016

Marilyne Lamontagne, aka Pouliche, joue depuis 2012 avec Montreal Roller Derby, incluant la saison 2016 avec les New Skids on the Block. Une vraie montagne, elle mesure 5′ 3″ de hauteur. Elle est étudiante en theâtre (dramaturgie et mise en scène). Marilyne Lamontagne, aka Pouliche, has played since 2012 with Montreal Roller Derby, including a […]

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