Harbor Girls Hamburg

St. Pauli Roller Derby is a flat track roller derby league based in Hamburg in Germany. It consists of two trip teams, an A team and a B team, which compete against teams from other leagues. They are called Harbor Girls A and Harbor Girls B respectively.

Harbor Girls Hamburg
League logo
Metro areaHamburg
CountryGermany
Founded2008
TeamsHarbor Girls
Track type(s)Flat
VenueSporthalle Wirtschaftsgymnasium, Christianeum Othmarschen
Websiteharborgirls.de

St. Pauli Roller Derby is the follow-up club to the Harbor Girls e.V., which was an independent roller derby club before it became part of FC St. Pauli and changed its name.[1]

The Harbor Girls were founded by Spooky Spiky and Killing Zoe, the former had previously skated with the Stuttgart Valley Rollergirlz.[2] By mid-2011, the league had thirty skaters.[3]

"Heavy Miss Gale", a skater from the league, was selected for the German national team for the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup.[4]

In the 2014 World Championship, four player from SPRD were selected to play in the Dallas roster: Ostblocker, Jeanne Dark, Knock 'n' Rose and Lotta Loveless.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Viva St. Pauli!", official website - retrieved 10 June 2014 (in German)
  2. ^ "Roller Derby: Ruppige Frauen auf Rollschuhen", Oberösterreichische Nachrichten, 11 February 2009 (in German)
  3. ^ Julian König, "Roller-Derby: „Psyk Angel“ lässt es krachen", Hamburger Morgenpost, 10 July 2011 (in German)
  4. ^ "Die komplette deutsche Mannschaft" (in German). Roller Derby Germany. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2011. (in German)
  5. ^ "Harbor Heroes Crowdfunding" (in German). St. Pauli Roller Derby. Retrieved 15 June 2015.