Number of years playing derby:
This is my sixth season. I played my first two seasons with NEO Roller Derby in Akron. This is my fourth season with OHRG.
How did you get into derby?
I played various sports growing up and in high school but never found my “one” sport that I actually cared about and wanted to get better at. I was working at a roller skating rink when some derby girls came in. I tried out and fell in love.
Do you have any other hobbies?
Eating, sleeping, breathing. Kitten cuddling.
Who inspires you?
Anyone my size playing derby. I watch them like a hawk to try to mimic what they do.
What is your sports background?
I’ve dabbled in most sports but am good at none. Tennis, lacrosse, basketball, softball, baseball, running (by running I mean shuffling at a 5.7mph pace).
Do you have any pre or post bout rituals?
WELLL my mom used to make me eggs and toast for my first two seasons but now that I’m an adult I have to make them on my own. I suspect this has impacted my performance.
How has derby impacted your life?
I found my job and moved to Columbus for derby. I love my job which is super lucky.
Any other fun facts about yourself?
I can play the tuba.