#42 Amanda Adams

How did you get into derby?
I always wanted to play a full contact sport like my brothers got to. It just took me a while to learn how to skate.

Do you have any other hobbies?
Knitting, Crossword Puzzles, Sarcasm, Punk Rock, and General Geekery.

Who inspires you?
Mr. Spock

What is your sports background?
Varsity Tennis & Lacrosse. Cheerleading (obviously).

How/why did you pick your derby name?
I spent my adolescence wishing I had been born in the UK.

Do you have any pre or post bout rituals?
Listening to super loud poppy punk on my headphones and throwing Bigg Rigg over the apex during warmups.

Do you have a favorite or signature move?
Getting my jammer through right off the line is always a fun little moment.

How has derby impacted your life?
I started wearing metallic silver pants. In public.

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