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Connecting to your body through skating - with Bowzer

Connecting to your body through skating - with Bowzer

This month on Drop In Podcast, our very own crew mate Bowzer dropped in for a chat. Bowz spoke to us about his relationship with skating, how it has helped shape who he is, and how it helps him as a trans person during times of dysphoria.  

See some snippets from our chat here, and make sure to listen to the full episode.

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Marmalade Slam chats to Caro Hernández from Colombia

Marmalade Slam chats to Caro Hernández from Colombia

While visiting Bogotá, I am so excited to skate with my Colombian friends again. Between sessions, I  manage to squeeze in an interview with Caro Hernández, who most people probably know by her old derby number 986.

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London's Roller Skating History and Future Collide

London's Roller Skating History and Future Collide

Roland Ramanan's photos of London dance skaters capture a scene from its 1980s roots to warehouse parties happening today.

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A Letter From Founder Sam Trayhurn: Thanks for a Chuffed Year

A Letter From Founder Sam Trayhurn: Thanks for a Chuffed Year

The first time I put the order in for a shipping container full of skates to be sent to my home in Darkinjung Country, I had a huge freak-out in the middle of the night. I thought I might lose all my money... Fast-forward to the end of 2021, and I’m overwhelmed by the support roller skaters (like you) from all around the world have shown us.

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Being Unapologetically Yourself with Kiana

Being Unapologetically Yourself with Kiana

This month we were blessed to have our very first international guest on our Drop In Podcast. It was none other than The Turquoise Deity, Kiana aka @kianayouwanna! (they/them). We chatted with them about their journey through roller derby to the skatepark, and how they’ve found their identity and learned how to be unapologetically themselves along the way.

Read some highlights from our chat, or listen to the whole episode here.

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