Derby Skater Profile – Adey D
Derby Team: Cardiff Roller Collective
Occupation: Support Worker
How long have you been skating? Since Spring 2010.
Why did you get involved in roller derby?
I’d never heard of it before, my friend (Lady Slayer, CRoC- now also my derby wife) convinced me on a night out to go along to a practice with her, and held me to my word.
How often do you practice?
3 times a week usually.
What Pads do you use?
187 wrist guards and elbows, Gladiator knee gaskets, Smith Scabs knee pads.
What Helmet do you use?
No idea what make my helmet is, but it’s shiny!
What skates do you use?
Vegan Antik AR1’s
What were your first pair of skates?
They weren’t branded- I got them from a charity shop!
Where did your nick name come from?
What is your favourite part about being a Roller girl?
My team mates. They’re the most wonderful group of people I’ve ever met and I’m so glad that they take over my life!
Any top tips for up and coming Derby Superstars?
Keep getting yourself back up when you’re knocked down, on and off the track.