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Various bits of useful information about roller skates, roller skating, roller derby, bowl skating, etc.

roller skate wizard

Try our roller skate wizard! We'll ask you a few questions and suggest some roller skates that should be appropriate for you.

sizing guide

Learn to measure your foot properly to get the right size skates the first time.

The Fresh Meat File - everything you need to know to get started in roller derby

the fresh meat file

All you need to know to get started in roller derby

Roller skate parts, their names, and how to take care of them.

guide to roller skate adjustments and maintenance

Learn to adjust your skates properly, how to take care of them, and ensure a smooth safe ride.

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Roller derby pre-game checklist

roller derby pre-game checklist

Be ready for the bout! Here's a list of things you should check before game-day to make sure your equipment is as ready to roll as you are.

The RollerGirl.ca YouTube channel

the rollergirl.ca youtube channel

We made a YouTube channel for all our How To videos! Roller skate maintenance, tips and tricks and more...

Roller derby wheels guide

derby wheel guide

Learn about durometer, core material, profile and everything else you need to know to choose derby wheels that are appropriate for you and the floor you skate on.

The RollerGirl.ca YouTube channel

aggressive roller skating 101

Learn to skate the ramp with RollerGirl. You'll learn everything you need to know to get started, from park etiquette to roll in drop in. It's a PDF so you can print it and bring it with you to the park.

Canadian Roller Derby Rankings logo

canadian roller derby rankings

Take a look at where your favorite roller derby team ranks on the Canadian Roller Derby Rankings