These ladies know how to dish out punishment
The Winnipeg Roller Derby League’s season is about to start Theatrics take a backseat to athleticism for these tough gals Contact sports aren’t just for men, league founder says ...
2010/02/09 Destination Winnipeg Article
Fishnets, check. Eyeliner, check. Booty shorts, check. Helmet, mouth guard, knee & elbow pads, check.
This is a typical check list for the co-founder of Winnipeg’s Roller Derby League, Portage ‘n’ Maim (a.k.a. Michelle Nyhof). In 2008 she decided it was time to reawaken the Roller Derby dragon in Winnipeg. Her vision was eagerly devoured and the league is now 51 members strong with more ‘fresh meat’ waiting in cue...
2009/11/09 Fargo Inforum
Big crowd means more roller derby. Winnipeg Roller Derby League vs Fargo. After a successful debut Saturday, Fargo’s first-ever roller derby team aims to host another bout early next year...