Derby Skater Profile – Daneurysm
Derby Team: Wakey Wheeled Cats
How long have you been skating? 3 years
Why did you get involved in roller derby? To get fit, meet friends, hit lasses on skates!
How often do you practice? Twice a week at least
What Pads do you use? Anarchy elbow pads and wrist guards, 187 knee pads
What Helmet do you use? Santa Cruz Bell
What skates do you use? Riedell R3s
What were your first pair of skates? Redwing Bandits!
Where did your nick name come from? Nirvana’s tune ‘Anerysm’, and the fact I could get my name ‘Dan’ in it somewhere. My number 86 is after the Green Day song.
What is your favourite part about being a Roller girl? The whole lot of it; the skating, the skills, the friends, the afterparties
Any top tips for up and coming Derby Superstars? Get your basic skills down first and keep practicing them. Remember nothing combats pad stink!