#319 Kegel Scout

How did you get into derby?
I’ve been roller skating since I was four. Roller skates make me happy.

Do you have any other hobbies?
It feels trite to say activism is a hobby, but it is what I do in my free-time. I also love coloring, and hanging out with doggos.

Who inspires you?
My best friends, Casey, Sonya, Jessie, and Janine. Also, James Baldwin.

What is your sports background?
I sucked at swim team, tennis, and softball. I started running and lifting in my twenties. That worked out better for me.

How/Why did you pick your derby name?
I worked for Scouting. And Kegels are generally important.

Do you have a favorite or signature derby move?
One wherein I can take a hit.

How has derby impacted your life?
Yes! I’m covered in bruises. Also–these Ohio Derby Players are incredible. Brilliant, strong, funny–I feel very lucky to learn from them, and to be inspired by them.

Any other fun facts about yourself?
I’m a writer. Wheeeeeeee!

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