La Vie en Rogue #19

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Date Joined: July 10, 2017


What MRD team do you play on?

The R.I.P. Tides

What derby positions do you play? (Or your favorite?)

Jammer, Blocker, a little bit of Pivot (trying to get better at all of them)

League position held?

Assistant Bout Production Coordinator

Favorite Derby Accomplishment / Proudest Moment?

Trying out for and being offered a spot as an alternate for MRD’s 2018 Travel Team (this blew my mind and is something I am very grateful for)

What I do off-skates?

I currently work for a study abroad program; seeking to transition into other kinds of non-profit work. I’m beginning to pursue academic and professional interests in the field of public health. I like running, hiking, reading, crossword puzzles, trying new-to-me physical activities, occasionally experimenting in the kitchen

Favorite post-practice snack?

Peanut butter

Favorite trick on skates

I don’t have too many tricks…yet

My derby name was almost ________.

Skull and Lacrosse Bones

What is your sports/skating background?

I played lacrosse for 12 years, and dabbled in field hockey and fencing. I was saw my first roller derby bout in 2011 and was enamored, but didn’t start skating until almost 5 years later. I learned to skate with Derby Skate Club before trying out for MRD and joining the league as part of the Fresh Muscle Class of 2017.

Do you have a pre-bout ritual?

Hydrate consistently and do a visualization meditation. Cook a little, clean a little, anything to keep the pre-bout jitters down and the calm intensity up!

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

Work That – Mary J. Blige