Sudden Beth #27

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Date Joined: September 22, 2014


What derby position(s) do you play?

I love to block and jam!

Favorite Derby Accomplishment(s) / Proudest Moment?

Playing with my team in the coming out bout, with the support of my wonderful friends and family.

When did you join MRD?

Fall 2014

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

Jane of all trades: Oil painter, mama, massage therapist, social worker

Favorite post-practice snack?

The Hot Mess at the Great Lost Bear. More than a snack…

Favorite trick on skates

the turn-around toe stop

Most Likely to ___________.

Assume I’m supposed to go to the penalty box, even if the whistle isn’t for me.

My derby name was almost ________.

O’Malley. Just my last name.

What is your sports/skating background?

I briefly skated in an ice hockey program, where I learned to love checking, when I was about 12. And I love anything that challenges strength and balance, and preferably involves a lot of expensive gear: rock climbing, and snow boarding are two of my favorites. I also love swimming…. I got my start in gymnastics, and though I never competed, it was a great way to learn as a young person what our bodies are capable of.

Do you have a pre-bout ritual?

Find all my gear, borrow some lipstick

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

#13 by the Pixies

What MRD team do you play on?

Calamity Janes (previously Fresh Muscle in Fall of ’14)