Press Stories

Portland Monthly Magazine – Must Do: Become a Fan

July 2010 – 63 things every Portlander must do, watch the Brutal Beauties

The Portland Tribune – Hot Wheels

Tuesday, June 17, 2010 – The Rose City Rollers continue to draw skaters and fans

The Daily News Online – How they roll: Derby has a new look

Saturday, May 22, 2010 – RCR’s WOJ vs. Rat City – a look at modern day roller derby

American Way Magazine

May 1, 2010 Issue – Rose City Rollers, the featured spectator sport for Portland, OR

KPTV- Rose City Rollers: Skaters, Designers, Models?

Saturday, May 1st- RCR teams up with designers for “Power of the Purse”

Portland Sportsman- A Fresh Meat Tryout

Thursday, April 22nd- Amber Castaldo describes her experience at Fresh Meat Tryouts.

Oregonian – Lace up your skates — it’s time to rumble

Sunday, April 18th 2010 – The Oregonian visit the Rosebuds, RCR’s junior derby team

Bitch Magazine – Brutal Beauty: Bringing Real Roller Derby to the Big Screen

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 – A review of Chip Mabry’s documentary on the Rose City Rollers featured in Bitch Magazine

Daily Vanguard – Rose City Rolling

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 – Fans fill Expo Center to see the opening match of the 2010 Rose City Rollers season

Oregonian – Roller Derby’s Rough Patch

June 20, 2009 – Oregonian cover story about RCR’s 4th season and tough financial times.

Mercury – True Tales of Rollerderby

April 03, 2008 – About the release of the RCR Comic Book

Sandy Post – Rock and Roll

August 14, 2007 – Three Sandy women shine in Portland’s Rose City Rollers roller derby league

Willamette Week – Roll Call

March 21st, 2007 – Come game time, the Rose City Rollers fashion weapons of mass distraction.

KATU – Roller derby is really catching on in Portland

Jan 26, 2007 – Interviews with skaters and information about the formation of the league just prior to the Season 2 opener.

Mercury – Chicks on Skates

October 20, 2005 – The Rose City Rollers: Just Your Average All-Girl, Ass-Kicking Roller Derby Team