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Rollerskater Spotlight: Nadia S.

Rollerskater Spotlight: Nadia S.

Meet one of our lovely online Rolla Skate club members - who got nominated for Skater Spotlight for her dedication to our Rollerskating 101 virtual program 🙂 Your name, skater name, or how you like to be called: Nadia AKA MapleTee. Your social media handle:...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Angella S

Rollerskater Spotlight: Angella S

We love our members, and we love to bring you their interesting stories in our Rollerskater Spotlight. Coming at you from Vancouver, one of our lovely in-person members, Angella, was nominated by her coaches due to her passion for learning new rollerskating skills and...

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How to Look Good on Rollerskates

How to Look Good on Rollerskates

We all know that feeling. You're watching a video of someone on rollerskates - they're cruising along beside the beach with the wind in their hair. It looks effortless. It looks good. "How do I look that good on rollerskates?" you ask yourself. Well we've spent the...

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Get to know Freight Train aka Tinisha Bonaby

Get to know Freight Train aka Tinisha Bonaby

"Holy crap, I feel like I've just been hit by a train!" announced LuluDemon as the jam ended. She rolled back to the team's bench, "Who is that skater?"  "That's Freight Train!" her teammate replied.  It was 2014, and Houston had travelled up to Vancouver, Canada, to...

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Get to know Dirty Deborah Harry

Get to know Dirty Deborah Harry

Our relationship with Dirty Deborah Harry goes back to the heydays of roller derby. Rolla Co-Founder LuluDemon had been invited to coach at RollerCon Down Under, a 5-day roller derby convention and training camp in Caloundra, Australia in 2011. Arriving at the coach...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Emma B. and Jordyn F.

Rollerskater Spotlight: Emma B. and Jordyn F.

Meet two of our fave skaters, who also happen to be one of Rolla's favourite mother-daughter skater duos! Your name, skater name, or how you like to be called: Emma -  “Forest” - Forever changing and a little crazy. Jordyn - Discosaurus - I love animal prints, disco,...

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Rollerskater Spotlight: Alex S

Rollerskater Spotlight: Alex S

We love our members, and we love to bring you their interesting stories in our Rollerskater Spotlight. Coming at you from BC's Vancouver Island, one of our first-ever Rolla Skate Club Online members, Alex, loves to get down with the party lights in her disco garage....

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How to Build Your Dream Skate Floor with Fran

How to Build Your Dream Skate Floor with Fran

We’re all adapting our best to this new normal. With our favourite indoor spots closed, many of us are scrambling for places to rollerskate, especially if you live somewhere with wet winters *ahem* Vancouver. Worried about scratching your hardwood floors? Is your home...

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What rollerskates should I buy?

What rollerskates should I buy?

We get this question all the time! The perfect rollerskates for you depend on your feet, budget, and the kind of rollerskating you’re looking to do. Whether you’re a total gear nerd like Stormy, or you will skate on almost anything like Lulu, we have one piece of...

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How to Lace Your Skates + Life Hacks + Outdoor Skating

How to Lace Your Skates + Life Hacks + Outdoor Skating

 Kick-Ass Outdoor Skate Series with Coach Barbie It's Friday, which means... another episode of Coach Barbie's kick-ass Outdoor Skate Series! Barbie's helping us to get through these wild times by improving our outdoor skate abilities. Rolla Home Club members get...

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Outdoor Skating, Dance Inspo + Female Friendly Hip Hop

Outdoor Skating, Dance Inspo + Female Friendly Hip Hop

Dance Inspo This week's Weekly Challenge sure is a challenge. Coach Lulu's floor move had us all sweaty and our cores flexed. The ladies in the video below make it look too easy! Check out their funky choreography as well as their variations of Lulu's floor move for...

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Vancouver Rollerskate Festival 2020 @ The Shipyards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Announcing the 1st Vancouver Rollerskate Festival @ The Shipyards The fun and fitness rolls into North Vancouver on April 4 North Vancouver, BC - For the first time since the Stardust rink closed in 1983, roller...

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