Bomber Life

How a Positive Mindset Can Change the Game

By Bradentucky Bombers on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 in Bomber Life, Fitness Friendly

Roller Derby was a huge part of my life from 2008-2012 and now for the past 2017-2018. I’m what you might call an OG and I catch myself often talking about, “back in my day” stories like a grandfather talking about when ice cream cost a nickel and whippersnaps respected their elders. “Back in my […]

Derby After Injuries

By Bradentucky Bombers on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in Bomber Life, Fitness Friendly

By Vanity Feral I feel like I have given out this advice individually to a few fellow broken derby skaters, so I thought maybe it’s time to write about it. Coming back to skating after suffering an injury is a difficult task. It’s difficult on your body and difficult on your mind. The first and […]

I’m a Firecracker… Now What?

By Bradentucky Bombers on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 in Bomber Life

So you have made the leap and have decided that you want to play roller derby. Congratulations! Welcome aboard! You are about to learn a whole bunch of new stuff, and a lot of it is not going to make sense to you. Yet. But it will, I promise. My advice; be patient, come to […]

What’s in My Skater Bag: Protective Gear

By Bradentucky Bombers on Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 in Bomber Life

When you first skate with us, you can borrow pads from whatever we happen to have available at the time (with the exception of a mouth guard). But before you can graduate from Betty status, you must purchase your gear. Here is what we require: Knee Pads: If you spend “extra” on one piece of […]

What’s in My Skater Bag: Skates

By Bradentucky Bombers on Sunday, March 8th, 2015 in Bomber Life

One of the most commonly asked questions we get when someone joins the team is, “What skates should I get?” This is such a tough question for a skater to answer because everyone skates differently. Here is some information to help you: Skates: Quad roller skates are required for roller derby (with the exception of […]