What’s the story behind your derby name?: It’s my last name.
How long have you been playing roller derby? : About 3 years
How long have you been with BAD? What brought you to BAD? : 3 kick-ass years. Started as a fan, then signed up for a BAD led “learn-to-skate” clinic and the rest is history.
What league jobs do you currently hold? What committees are you involved with?: CM of Events, WFTDA Insurance Liaison, Team Gold Captain, part time league trainer, and I help out wherever possible.
What’s your skate set-up?: Custom carbon Bonts with the Infinity plate, and Bont FXX wheels. Best setup I’ve ever had.
What is your favorite non-derby sport or cross-training activity?: I sweat hard with my Personal Trainer (who is a retired BAD All-Star) a couple times a week. She keeps me strong, focused, and reminds me to have fun.
Share your favorite derby memory/moment of 2016 (so far).: When I found out I was selected to be on Team Gold. I am constantly humbled and reminded of the hard work that has been put in by my teammates both past and present each time I step on the track. The Gold Helmet represents so much, including years of work and I am grateful each day to have been given the opportunity to wear it.
Share one of your favorite motivational quotes with us.: “I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” – Mia Hamm
Name your favorite heroines in World history. I’ve got too many to list.
Your favorite food and drink? Pizza with a Brotein shake on the side.
Who are your favorite heroes/heroines in fiction? Right now, Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones. She’s like 6 years old and already shutting down the mansplaining.
Who you think is the most despicable fictional villain? Can I say Donald Drumpf? I like to pretend he’s not real.
If you weren’t doing your current occupation, what would you want to do? I’d be a Gastroenterologist who specializes in inflammatory diseases of the bowels.