Category Archives: TXRG Rec League

2014 Rec League Alumni


Many of our premier league skaters are proud Rec League alums!

Primer to Texecutioner – All In A Flash

Article by Jilly Hitzinger I first met Flash Gorgeous last year during a wheel maintenance seminar. We were seated in the back of Apparition Skates, sipping margaritas as Kat A Killzem lead us through cleaning our bearings. I introduced myself to her, excited to see her skates were much like mine: vintage Riedell speed skates. Unlike mine, however, […]

Teaching English Using Science (AND roller derby!)

One of our rec league skaters, Culture Shock Her, has created a template for teaching English to students while using science. Perfect for high school and college students, she has put together a lesson plan using roller derby as the topic! Interested in bringing this to your school? There is a general teacher’s guide, lesson […]

Un Conversación con un Toro

Starting tomorrow, rollergirls from all over the country will be on roadtrips, getting on planes, and otherwise getting ready for the greatly looked forward to event, the NOLA Bulls Encierro. I had the chance to speak with TXRG Rec League skater, Chile Con Concussion about the event. She kindly answered my questions, and this is […]

¡Vamanos a New Orleans!

When I joined the Rec League in winter of 2011, it was barely February before I started hearing rumblings about the NOLA Bulls event in July. Stories of derby love, amazing costumes, and hitting people with bats sounded like an amazing way to spend a Saturday morning in New Orleans. This year, I am excited […]

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