The sport was born in Chicago during the Depression, but didn't achieve national prominence until the advent of television in the 1940's.
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Banked Track Memories
Dedicated to the skaters of roller derby, roller games, and all of the various incarnations of the banked track sport.
Resources, tips and advice for roller derby skaters, coaches, fans and volunteers.
The official magazine of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).
Loretta Behrens' (Little Iodine) Roller Derby Memoirs
A collection of stories about the stars of the original Roller Derby League, many of them told in the skaters' own words.
Roller Derby on FIlm
Roller derby photography from across the world, including tips and hints at shooting better images.
Roller derby on Wikipedia
Information about the history, rules, and current associations of roller derby, compiled from many cited resources about the sport. Includes a list of roller derby appearances in pop culture, and a number of links to related sites.
Roller Derby Test O'Matic
An online, free, roller derby rules tester with hundreds of questions. Site built by John Kershaw (aka Sausage Roller).
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