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New Hampshire Roller Derby Kicks off Inaugural Season

First and only roller derby league in New Hampshire gets ready to roll with inaugural double header scrimmage

 
 
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PRLog - Jul. 10, 2008 - Nashua, NH – NH Roller Derby, New Hampshire’s first and only woman’s flat track roller derby league is kicking off their inaugural season August 2, 2008 at JFK Coliseum in Manchester, NH.

After a year of training, the ladies of NH Roller Derby (NHRD) are ready to bring a hard-hitting, fast paced, double dose of derby to the Granite State for the first time. The inaugural season is kicking off with a doubleheader scrimmage featuring guest skaters from leagues around New England, including Maine, Boston, Providence and Pioneer Valley.

Roller derby has experienced a nation-wide explosion in the past few years, and now it's found its way to New Hampshire. This gang of fearless female athletes will offer more than your average sporting event, roller derby is a full contact, aggressive, competitive sport conducted on four-wheeled skates.

DATE: Saturday, August 2, 2008
TIME: Doors 4pm, first scrimmage 5pm, second scrimmage 7:15pm.
WHERE: JFK Coliseum, 303 Beach Street, Manchester, NH
TICKETS: Available at www.nhrollerderby.com. Adults $5 in advance, $7 at the door and children under 5 are free.

**Live entertainment, door prize raffles from local businesses, charity vendors, and a few guaranteed bumps and bruises.

The players of NHRD will be available for interviews, other media opportunities, public appearances and demonstrations. For more information call Nicole Kimmick at 717-798-6870. For more information about New Hampshire’s first and only woman’s flat track roller derby league visit us on the web at www.nhrollerderby.com.

NH Roller Derby is looking to expand its roster! Women of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to join. No experience is required and all skating levels are welcome. For more information, visit us on the web at www.nhrollerderby.com or www.myspace.com/nhderby.

About New Hampshire Roller Derby (NHRD)

NHRD is an all-woman, skater-owned, flat-track roller derby league with members from Central/Southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts. NHRD was founded in July 2007 with the intention of bringing roller derby to New Hampshire and providing a new and exciting form of entertainment, while also serving as a charitable organization in the community. There is no typical roller girl. The league is comprised of strong, intelligent women who share a goal of emotional growth and physical strength through the sport of roller derby. They come in a variety of backgrounds, ages, shapes and skill levels. New Hampshire Roller Derby follows the guidelines and standards set forth by Women’s Flat Track Derby Association www.wftda.com

About Roller Derby

Roller derby involves two teams of four blockers skating round an elliptical track, while a point scorer from each team ("the jammer") tries to fight their way through, gaining a point for each opposing player they pass. Trips, grabs, elbows, headbutts and fist-fighting are all illegal – but spine-crunching shoulder barges, hip checks and booty blocks are totally legit.


Contacts
For further information, please contact
Nicole Kimmick, a.k.a. Hollywood Harlot
Telephone: 717-798-6870
nhrd.hollywoodharlot@gmail.com


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NHRD is an all-woman, skater-owned, flat-track roller derby league with members from Central/Southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts. NHRD was founded in July 2007 with the intention of bringing roller derby to New Hampshire and providing a new and exciting form of entertainment, while also serving as a charitable organization in the community. There is no typical roller girl. The league is comprised of strong, intelligent women who share a goal of emotional growth and physical strength through the sport of roller derby. They come in a variety of backgrounds, ages, shapes and skill levels. New Hampshire Roller Derby follows the guidelines and standards set forth by Women’s Flat Track Derby Association www.wftda.com

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Phone:717-798-6870
Zip:03064
City/Town:Nashua - New Hampshire - United States
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