Claire Lee Nutz #96

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Date Joined: September 15, 2013


What derby position(s) do you play?


League position(s) held? (past and/or present)

I am on the Community Outreach Committee and also handle our Facebook Pages

Favorite Derby Accomplishment(s) / Proudest Moment?

Remaining healthy and whole my first year as a rookie with MRD

When did you join MRD?

I was in the Fresh Meat Class of 2014

What I do off-skates? (hobbies, job, etc)

I am a prop and food stylist. I love to snowboard, bike and garden. Cooking and food also make me very happy!!

Favorite post-practice snack?

Pretty much whatever I see first when i walk in the door to my kitchen.

Favorite trick on skates

Transitions and skating backwards, never fail to make me smile.

Most Likely to ___________.

laugh when i shouldn’t

Note from Nutz

Don’t limit yourself! Trust your instincts and decide what is right for you. Have adventures, live and take time to exercise, laugh and be with the people who lift you up. I’m glad I did and found the amazing derby community that is growing and connecting people all over the world. xo

My derby name was almost ________.

the Deck O’Rator

What is your sports/skating background?

My mom loved skating so that was our thing from the time I was 6-13 on quad/artistic skates. Picked up roller blading for awhile in my 20’s, split my face open in the middle of a street in SF and never got back on wheels until moving to ME in 2013. Dianthrax, a retired MRD skater mentioned Derby Lite and away I went…pretty much life changing for me. are never to old to do the things you love the most!!!

Do you have a pre-bout ritual?

I try and keep my head from getting the best of me…so no ritual but quiet focus and positive visualization.

If you had your own theme song, what would it be?

no theme songs

What MRD team do you play on?

The 2015 Calamity Janes and The RIP Tides of 2014