Derby Skater Profile – IMA Quarantine U
Derby Team: Hard knox roller girls
For the team: Power blocker
In real life: Medical Laboratory Scientist
How long have you been skating? 3 years
Why did you get involved in roller derby? I missed the feeling of being on a team , I’m aggressive and very competitive.
How often do you practice? Three days a week with my team and I work out 5 days a week at the gym.
What Pads do you use? 187s
What Helmet do you use? Protec roller derby helmet
What skates do you use? 1065 Sirens
What were your first pair of skates? A pair of cheap white skates with pink wheels from my local roller rink!
Where did your nick name come from? From my occupation, working in a lab.
What is your favourite part about being a Roller girl? The sweat, bruises, and fans!
Any top tips for up and coming Derby Superstars? If you think being a rollergirl is just being cute in a pair of booty shorts and tube socks, don’t even try. It’s a real sport that takes a lot of sacrifice, sweat, blood, and pain. Every bit of it is totally worth it if you are competitive. Every skater out there has earned their spot, name and number. Stay focused on your skills and fundamentals, not what your derby name will be.