Roller Derby Skater – Rogue n Josh

Roller Derby Skater Rogue N JoshDerby Name: Rogue n Josh

Derby Team: Light City Derby

Occupation: Petroleum Chemist

How long have you been skating?
One year with the league, and a year before that at social skate venues

Why did you get involved in roller derby? 
It was something different that grew a community as well as a sport, something that was accepting of people with a huge variety of backgrounds and experiences. I was inspired by the love between opposing teams and decided this was the sport for me.

How often do you practice?
Three times a week, sometimes four or five if I’m lucky!

What Pads do you use?
Wrists, and knees are Triple 8’s, elbows are Protecs

What Helmet do you use?
Triple 8

What skates do you use?
Riedell R3’s

What were your first pair of skates?
Still using my original R’s

Where did your nick name come from?
It’s a pun on a type of curry which I happen to share a name with

What is your favourite part about being a Roller person?
I love the thrill of the chase when I’m the jammer trying to catch up to the opposing jammer.

Any top tips for up and coming Derby Superstars?
The ground is your friend, and will never initiate a hit!

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