Roller Derby Skater – Texas Warrior

Derby Name:
Texas Warrior

Derby Team:
Preston Roller Girls

Occupation:
Support Worker

How long have you been skating?
1 year

Why did you get involved in roller derby?
It was fate that lead me to derby, I honestly do not remember how I found out about ROLLER Derby.. I think I watched whip it once… but since initial intake, I’m hooked! I love the team spirit!

How often do you practice?
3 x a week on Wednesday, Friday’s and Sunday’s

What Pads do you use?
Scabs

What Helmet do you use?
S1

What skates do you use?
Reidell 265 with avenger plates and 94/92 heartless setup

What were your first pair of skates?
Anarchys with pink wheels!

Where did your nick name come from?
I’m from Texas, USA!!

What is your favourite part about being a Roller girl?
I can be me and be totally accepted!

Any top tips for up and coming Derby Superstars?
Train hard. Play hard. Always try to get extra time on skates in!

A big thanks goes out to Texas Warrior and all the skaters of Preston Roller Girls



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