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Year Formed: 2007
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Currently known as the New Hampshire Roller Derby All-Stars, the former team name, the Skate Free or Die All-Stars paid homage to the original New Hampshire Roller Derby league name, the Skate Free or Die Rollergirls. Roller derby made a come-back in 2001 and in July of 2007 it had made its way to New Hampshire. Allison Trela (later known as Dee Stortion) and her friend, Rachel Hapenney (later known as Dementia a Gogo) thought it would be cool to start a roller derby league just for fun. Little did they know it would grow into the state’s largest league. They came up with the name The Skate Free or Die Rollergirls playing with New Hampshire’s state slogan, “Live free or die”.

By 2009 the league played its first full-length season and due to its growth more teams needed to be added. Thus New Hampshire Roller Derby became the league name and the Skate Free or Die All-Stars became the A-team to honor to the original league name.

On June 17, 2010 New Hampshire Roller Derby’s Skate Free or Die All-Stars were officially added into the WFTDA (Womens Flat Track Roller Derby Association). New Hampshire Roller Derby was now able to play and be ranked on the national level with Roller Derby leagues around the country.

Recognition:

  • 2014 DNN Reader’s Poll – Nominee for Team of the Year
  • 2013 Division 1 Playoffs, Richmond, VA – 8th Place
  • 2012 DNN Reader’s Poll – Nominee for Most Improved Team
  • Ruby Ruff-n-Tumble
    Ruby Ruff-n-Tumble
    Captain | Number 57
  • Critical Hit
    Critical Hit
    Number 20
  • Game Ovaries
    Game Ovaries
    Coach
  • Caitlin Murphy
    Caitlin Murphy
    Number 4
  • Amanda Goodell
    Amanda Goodell
    Number 2
  • Techno Destructo
    Techno Destructo
    Retired in 2014
Ruby Ruff-n-Tumble
Captain | Number 57
Rookie Year: 2010
Number: 57
Teams you’ve been on:
Orlando Psycho City Derby Girls (Serial Thrillers, Straight Jackettes)
NHRD All-Stars
Best Skill: Communicating on the Track
Secret Weapon: My Booty
Theme Song: “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Critical Hit
Number 20

    Nickname:  Critical Hit (Crit)
    Number: 20
    Position: Jammer
    Team/Teams: NHRD Cherry Bombs and All-Stars
    Rookie Year: 2016
    Theme Song: Warrior’s Call – Volbeat
    Hidden Talents: I knit! I love making things for people <3
    Secret Weapon: I’m fairly strong – working to use that to my advantage. Also, coffee
    Derby Wife:
    Who is your mentor?  Lethal!
    Likes: snacks, working out, bacon, coloring, legos, desert before dinner, and hanging with friends/family
    Dislikes: negativity, decaf, and meetings that could be emails
    Thoughts to live by: ‘semper gumby’ (means be flexible) and ‘death before decaf’

    Game Ovaries
    Coach
      Caitlin Murphy
      Number 4

        Nickname:  Deck, the skater formerly known as Emily Deck’erson
        Number: 4
        Position: Jammer, dabble as a blocker/pivot

        Team/Teams:
        All-Stars – 2015, 2016
        Queen City Cherry Bombs – 2013-2014
        Granite Skate Troopers – 2013-2014
        Granite State Roller Derby – 2010-2012
        ManchVegas Roller Girls – 2009-2010

        Rookie Year: 2009

        Theme Song: “Monster” – Kanye West

        Hidden Talents: Making lipstick last an entire game, keeping a two-skater household running and mostly fed, giving high fives.

        Secret Weapon: Teammates who are really good at playing roller derby.

        Derby Wife: No one has made an honest woman of me yet…Douche probably scares them all off.

        Who is your mentor?  Lady Shatterly, Katrina Swirko, Prissassin

        Likes: Scoring points, high fives, Mom time, black wine, offense, actually jumping the apex, bandanas, wearing pink.

        Dislikes: Being hangry, getting recycled, negativity, official reviews.

        Thoughts to live by: “Dude, sucking at something is the first step to being sorta good at something.” – Jake, Adventure Time

        Amanda Goodell
        Number 2

          Nickname: Douche
          Number: 2
          Position: Blocker, occasional pivot, rare jammer

          Team/Teams:
          All-Stars – 2015, 2016
          Queen City Cherry Bombs – 2013-2014
          Granite Skate Troopers – 2013-2014
          Granite State Roller Derby – 2010-2012
          ManchVegas Roller Girls – 2010

          Rookie Year: 2010

          Theme Song: “Mama Said Knock You Out” – LL Cool J

          Hidden Talents: 😉

          Secret Weapon: Rhinosorcery

          Derby Wife: Deck’erson?

          Who is your mentor? I’ve learned so much from so many!

          Likes: Boston Terriers, argyle, matching, and the ability to spell.

          Dislikes: Fake people, early mornings, poor grammar, and room temperature drinks.

          Thoughts to live by: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

          Techno Destructo
          Retired in 2014
          • Photo by: CK Photographic Systems