Gainesville’s roughest and toughest roller derby team raises money for charity
WUFT.org’s Sami Main talks with Copper Chaos about the camaraderie side of roller derby and the Roller Rebels’ lastest charity raffle for Peaceful Paths. – September 7, 2012; WUFT.org
Saturday night Derby dating
Gainesville’s Lunch Out Blog (GLOB) correspondent David Lluberes and his date experience their first roller derby bout, the exciting match-up of GRR vs. Tally Capital Punishment. – July 26, 2012; GLOB
If you haven’t heard about this sport all you need to know is, it’s on wheels.
WCJB-TV 20′s Yaremi Farinas takes a few lessons with LeBrawn Maimes, Ragerienne and Stocky Balboa to find out what it takes to battle it out on the track. – July 2012; WCJB-TV20
Town & Country Guide Magazine
For the summer “EDGE” edition, Town & Country Guide Magazine spotlights the Gainesville Roller Rebels. Editor Melissa Hardee writes about spending time with GRR and learning about roller derby from a fan’s perspective. – July 2012; Town & Country Guide Magazine
Parisleaf Thursday Shout-Out: Gainesville Roller Rebels!
“Rage-rienne” talks roller derby, GRR’s community impact and what she loves about roller derby!
- October 27, 2011; The Leaflet (Odds and Ends from Parisleaf Printing and Design)
“Eh-Nihilator” (aka Canada) with Steve Russell on Sportscene
Gainesville Roller Rebels resident Canadian player “Eh-Nihilator” talks with Steve Russell on Sportscene, WRUF 850 AM’s morning sports show. Listen in as “Eh” discusses her experience with GRR’s Fresh Meat program, differences between roller derby and ice hockey, and what it’s like living in Florida.
- September 23, 2011; WRUF 850AM Sportscene with Steve Russell and Renee Gork
Gainesville Roller Rebels play hard for respect and support
GRR President Stocky Balboa talks to WUFT News 89.1 about the league’s plans for the future. WUFT calls GRR “the pre-eminent professional sports team in Gainesville!”
-September 16, 2011; WUFT 89.1 FM
Members of the Gainesville Roller Rebels have strong ties to UF Health Colleges.
- April 2012; The POST
Crusin’ for a Brusin’: Gold Coast Derby Grrls vs. Gainesville Roller Rebels
-September 2011; Miami New Times
Roller Derby match to benefit kids
- April 10, 2010; Bradenton Herald
Gainesville Roller Rebels end season on a high note
GRR upset No. 2 team in Florida, Tallahassee Roller Girls.
- November 29, 2009; The Gainesville Sun
Roller Rebels hope new film popularizes the sport
- October 2, 2009; The Gainesville Sun
Roller Derby: The sisterhood of the skates
- September 28, 2009; Reuters
Skate like a girl
- March 18, 2008; The Gainesville Sun
Gainesville ‘rebels’ try to take over roller derby
- February 25, 2008; the Independent Florida Alligator
Roller derby team gears up to take on Tallahassee
July 17, 2012; (PDF)
Roller Rebels kick off summer bouts with tough matchup against Fort Myers
May 30, 2012; (PDF)
Gainesville Roller Rebels set eyes on national stage
September 14, 2011; (PDF)
Local team wants derby to be Gainesville’s “other” favorite sport
October 17, 2011; (PDF)
Roller derby team makes giving back a priority
October 31, 2011; (PDF)
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