Category Archives: Interviews

Chip Queso “Rolls With The Punches” in Austin Monthly Magazine


We were honored to have Chip Queso, our beloved head announcer, featured in the May issue of Austin Monthly. And if you look closely you’ll see Bad Influence, BabyFace Assassin, and Muffin Tumble in the background! This was shot at our practice space at Playland Skate Center, post practice between 10 and 11pm – we […]

Interview with Sparkle Plenty

Sparkle Plenty is one of the originators of modern flat track roller derby. She retired from competitive derby in 2008, but is still involved with the Texas Rollergirls through our recreational league and our junior derby league. Everyone who currently plays roller derby should be thankful for Sparkle and the other awesome women who decided […]

Smarty Pants Interview

Smarty Pants recently had an article written about her by Michele Hale at The Examiner, so we figured we’d interview her ourselves as well! Smarty Pants is brand spankin’ new to the Texas Rollergirls, but has been playing derby for 8 years, primarily with the bank track league, TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls. She has plenty of […]

Happy 8th Anniversary, Texas Rollergirls!

In their own words: Texas Rollergirls remember April 27, 2003 is a red letter day in the history of modern roller derby – it’s the day the newly-formed Texas Rollergirls held our very first bout. A lot has changed in that time but one thing remains constant: a never-say-die attitude that’s seen the league grow […]

Interview with Big Nasty


Let me start this post by saying I’m learning how to edit videos by doing these interviews, and so I’m doing the best that I can. It’s been pointed out to me that some of the questions are difficult to read because I didn’t give them enough time – I’m sorry! Bear with me! I’m […]

Weekend schedule

There is SO MUCH going on this weekend in the wonderful world of the Texas Rollergirls! The Austin Chronicle is doing a special feature on each of the four home teams. Check out the first interview with Shank, captain of the Hotrod Honeys. Tune into Austin’s ESPN radio Friday morning at 9am to hear interviews with […]

Interview with Belle Starr

I got the chance to sit down with veteran Texas Rollergirls skater Belle Starr and ask her some questions about this awesome sport of roller derby. Enjoy! Keep an eye out here for more video interviews as our 2011 season progresses! -bexcalibur

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