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Roller derby equipment options can be pretty overwhelming for a new or potential skater. Choosing the right equipment for you is important but how do you know where to start? I’ll try to give you some ideas of what to look for.

Your helmet is the piece of equipment that will be most likely to save your life, or at least maintain your quality of life if really horrible things happen. Your skates and your pads will help you prevent injury, but your helmet protects your brain. The rest of your body can heal, but once your brain gets busted it’s going to stay busted.

The three types of helmets that are commonly seen out on roller derby tracks are skateboard helmets, hockey helmets, and bicycle helmets. All three types have advantages and disadvantages. Let’s talk about all three categories.
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Winged Letter_reducedHave you thought about playing roller derby? Cleveland Men’s Roller Derby is always recruiting guys age 18 and up to skate for the Cleveland Guardians! We’re always looking for officials and volunteers too!

If you want to learn more about the sport, check out what we do, and see if playing with is your cup of tea, stop by Rec-O-Rama Roller Derby every Wednesday night at 8:30 in Brunswick at Brunswick Skate Station. Rental skates are available and if you let us know you’re coming we can line up protective gear for you to borrow.

Send us a message at our Facebook Page at Cleveland Men’s Roller Derby or send us an email at recruiting@clevelandguardians.com if you’d like more info on trying out this awesome, fast-growing sport.

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