Von der Bär-Stadt in die Bier-Stadt und wieder zurück


Vom 3.-5. Juni war unser A-Team in den USA, um an dem Midwest BrewHaHa-Turnier teilzunehmen. Stattgefunden hat das Turnier in Milwaukee. Die Stadt, die den Spitznamen Brew-City trägt. Dank einiger Großbrauereien war Milwaukee im 19. Jahrhundert als amerikanische Bierhauptstadt bekannt. Dreimal dürft ihr raten, wer das Bier damals nach Milwaukee gebracht hat …“The Germans“!
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WM 2014 in Dallas

The second Blood & Thunder Roller Derby World Cup took place from the 4th till the 7th of December, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. The number of teams had grown from the thirteen national teams that participated in the last World Cup held in 2011 in Toronto, Canada, to include representing rosters from 30 different countries.
Well-established nations like the USA, Australia and Sweden were joined by Columbia, Japan, Greece and Italy this year.
Bear City Roller Derby’s successful year didn’t stop with the World Cup either. Three European national teams featured players from BCRD: Team Italy with Mad Meid, Ouch Capone and Sixxi Blitz; Team Germany with Donner Doro, Hanna Hellfire, Heavy Rotation, Lizzy Slaughter, Master Blaster, Paulina Pocket, and Titty Twister; and Team France with Kozmic Bruise.


Berlin vs. Hamburg


To end the Roller derby season, Harbor Girls’ Sea Gals (Hamburg B-team) hosted a Nikolaus-themed bout. The fans was dressed accordingly in Santa-accessories and the gym hall in St. Pauli was totally packed. It did not take long until the hamburg fans’ notorious glitter rain was pouring down over the audience. But Berlin Bombshells C-team did bring a treat of their own during team introduction: a super talented Bear mascot, whose cartwheels and dance moves woke up the fully seated arena.
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