Tag Archives: Roller derby

Roller derby body piercer finds work-life balance on the track

Tiana McGuire’s work-life balancing act teeters between extremes. By day, McGuire is a professional body-piercer at a tattoo parlor in Concord. By night, she becomes “Demanda Riot,” a menacing member of the Richmond Wrecking Belles...

Richmond Wrecking Belles play for the challenge

The Richmond Wrecking Belles managed to snatch the bronze from the hands of the San Francisco ShEvil Dead in this Saturday's regional championship game, placing third in the regional tournament.

Balancing life as a roller derby girl

Huck Sinn’s life was falling apart, including her relationships. After she stopped going to grad school, she moved from San Francisco to the East Bay, where she started “dating herself.” “I was taking myself out....

Belles of the Bay (Watch)

Byron Wilkes gives a glimpse inside the world of Bay Area roller derby and the Richmond Wrecking Belles.

Wrecking Belles: Rolling through Richmond one jam at a time

Zigs and zags, blocks and bashes abound, last Saturday night the Richmond Wrecking Belles battled the San Francisco ShEvil Dead in the season closer.