Keeping track since 2010

We love roller derby.

Roller derby brought us together, and now we're sharing the love. Finnish derby scene is active, interesting, and constantly evolving, and we want you to know all about it! So if that's what you want as well, you're in the right place.

Back in 2010, a bunch of local roller derby enthusiasts started KARU - an online magazine with a focus on roller derby, and now we're making it international, interactive and easily accessible, baby. We've got people translating the previously published stories, writing new content and sharing their passion.

We're only just getting started, so be patient with us. Once we get things rolling (oh do mind the pun!), you'll get new contents weekly, with topics ranging from Team Finland to bout reports, practice vibes and everything in between. The writers include skaters, coaches, volunteers and officials from all over Finland.

Oh, and in case you're wondering, KARU is Finnish and means raw. The name is an acronym of the Finnish words katu (street), asenne (attitude), roller derby, and unelma (dream).