Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Sports & Recreation

Best Catfight on Wheels 

Burning River Roller Girls

If you thought roller derby was dead, you were wrong. The lovable sport -- wherein tightly clothed women skate in circles, pummeling each other for position -- is making a comeback nationwide. In Cleveland, local bad-ass Natalie Terry has organized the Burning River Roller Girls, an upstart league with (so far) four teams of 15-plus girls. Though details aren't finalized, look for exhibition bouts to start popping up at a rink near you. Terry promises that "there will be fishnets, and there will be blood."

Read the Digital Print Issue

November 17, 2021

View more issues

Most Popular

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation