Core body strength and quick thinking are just a couple of things you need to be a good Roller Derby skater according to Courtney Welch, aka Bette Noir.

Bette is one of the co-founders of London Rollergirls, the UK’s first roller derby league.

There are now over 100 leagues in the UK and is the world’s fastest growing female sport.

Find out what all the fuss is about and how to get involved, as Bette explains what it takes to play roller derby.

Photo by Ed Telling.