Roller Derby Skater – Killerjulz

Roller Derby Skater - KillerjulzDerby Name: Killerjulz

Derby Team: Cardiff Roller Collective/Bridgend Bombshells

Occupation: House wife and Full time Mum

How long have you been skating: Since may 2011 (besides roller disco in the 80’s)

Why did you get involved in Roller Derby: I needed something to do for exercise and loved roller skating as a child and the film “Whip it ” inspired me to go for it

How often do you practice: I practice anything from 1 to 3 times a week for derby (2 hours) and i go twice a week for Roller Disco (2 hours) and recreational skating with the Bridgend Rink Rats (2 hours)

What pads do you use: I use Anarchy knees pads and Anarchy elbow pads and triple 8 wrist guard gloves

What helmet do you use: I use a stateside matt black helmet

What skates do you use: I use sure grip boxer skates

What were your first pair of skates: My first pair of skates were my sure grip boxer skates

Where did your nickname come from: Killerjulz comes from my name being Julie and i have lots of energy as in kilojoules

Whats your favorite part about being a Roller Girl: my favorite part about being a roller girl is the exercise and hitting people without getting arrested for it 😛

Any top tips for up and coming Derby superstars: Have fun and enjoy and dont forget to fall small.

Killerjulz 36kj Cardiff Roller Collective
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