Copenhagen Roller Derby

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Copenhagen Roller Derby
League logo
Metro area Copenhagen
Country Denmark
Founded 2009
Teams All Stars (A team)
All Stars B (B team)
Track type(s) Flat
Venue DGI-byen
Affiliations WFTDA

Copenhagen Roller Derby (CRD) is a women's flat track roller derby league based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 2009, the league consists of two teams, which compete against teams from other leagues. Copenhagen Roller Derby is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).[1]


The league was founded in September 2009 by Charlie Hedman, a Swedish skater who had returned from a visit to the United States.[2] Their internet posts calling for skaters to join the new league was seen by Ana Killingspree, a former skater with the Mad Rollin' Dolls who was then living in Aarhus. Together, the two built Copenhagen Roller Derby,[3] which played its first bout in June 2010, winning against the Hamburg Harbor Girls.[2] The league then played seven bouts in 2011, facing the Royal Windsor Rollergirls, Gent Go-Go Rollergirls, Bedfordshire Rollergirls, Berlin Bombshells, Crime City Rollers, Stockholm Roller Derby, Kallio Rollin Rainbow and the Hamburg Harbor Girls.[2]

By the end of 2011, the league had 95 members, and was one of three active leagues in Denmark, the others being based in Aarhus and Odense.[4] In October 2012, Copenhagen was accepted as a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Programme.[5] Copenhagen graduated to full WFTDA membership in December 2013.[6]

WFTDA rankings

Season Final ranking[7] Playoffs Championship
2014 176 WFTDA[8] DNQ DNQ
2015 230 WFTDA[9] DNQ DNQ
2016 141 WFTDA[10] DNQ DNQ
2017 233 WFTDA[11] DNQ DNQ
2018 176 WFTDA[12] DNQ DNQ


  1. ^ "Copenhagen Roller Derby – WFTDA". WFTDA. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "About Copenhagen Roller Derby", CRD
  3. ^ Emily Mills, "Mad Rollin' Dolls make connections around the globe", Isthmus, 14 July 2011
  4. ^ Gro Høyer Thielst, "Kvinder bag verdens hurtigst voksende sport", Dagbladet Børsen, 29 November 2011 ‹See Tfd›(in Danish)
  5. ^ "22 Leagues Join WFTDA Apprentice Program Archived 2013-03-24 at the Wayback Machine", WFTDA, 18 October 2012
  6. ^ "WFTDA Welcomes 22 New Full Member Leagues - LatestNews - Women's Flat Track Derby Association". WFTDA. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Current Rankings", WFTDA
  8. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2014". WFTDA. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2015". WFTDA. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2016 – WFTDA". WFTDA. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2017". WFTDA. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Rankings: December 31, 2018". WFTDA. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
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