Categoryroller derby

What’s a Roller Derby?

July 19, 2011

Did you know that the Fairplex is the home base of the Los Angeles FireBirds? These tough athletes will face the Brooklyn Red Devils this Saturday at 8 p.m. These professional skaters skate on a traditional banked course, which means that the track is slanted, not flat. And, in typical roller derby fashion, things can…

Lots to Do This Weekend at Fairplex

February 24, 2010

Whether you are looking for a vacation hot spot, want to shop or feel the exhilaration of professional Roller Derby, Fairplex is where you need to be this weekend. The Giant Merchandise Sale offers bargain prices on items from TVs to clothes to digital cameras. This big overstock sale will be here Friday through Sunday…

Rockin’ Roller Derby at Fairplex

October 21, 2009

The newly released movie, Whip It, has put a well-deserved spotlight on the fast-action sport of roller derby. Saturday, Oct. 24, the Los Angeles FireBirds will take on Mizz Georgia Hase’s Brooklyn RedDevils in banked track roller derby up-close and live in Fairplex 10 at 8 p.m. This is some crazy kind of fun. “What makes ‘Whip…