Skater name : Meryl Creep
Story behind the name: Well, my husband found great joy in trying to find me a name. He wanted people to call me Fugly Motha because he figured people would just call me Fugly!!
In real life: I am a Special Education teacher, teaching high school English to students with reading and language disabilities
Sometimes I think: that I really suck at derby... I have really great days and really bad days
Favorite position: I like jamming but I feel I am better at blocking
Skating Experience: I have been skating for a little over 3 years
Hometown: Springfield, MA.
Likes: motorcycle rides, wine, drinking in general
Dislikes: . being hungover;-) raining when I want to go on motorcycle rides
Why I love derby: I love derby because it gave me back something I was missing in my life. I am a mom, a teacher, a wife and I didn't feel I was me. I was always a jock! I was a gymnast for the majority of my youth. I played soccer, softball, and was a diver. I was a diving coach and a gymnastics coach. I missed being physical.
How I found derby: I watched the movie Whip It and then googled roller derby. I found a league in the area and went to their fresh meat night!
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Skater name : Pandora's Squeezebox
Derby Birthday: 11/3/10
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PandorasSqueezebox23
Story behind the name: I like Greek mythology and The Who!
In real life: Yarn Waitress
Favorite position: Blocked for about 2.5 years, but now I find I really like jamming. Jamming is fun and there's nothing to be afraid of!
Skating Experience: This is my 4th season
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Likes: Knitting and crochet, British television, dancing like a crazy person, and of course derby.
Dislikes: being bored Why I love derby: It's a really great community of women (and men) who are fun and fitness-minded.
How I found derby: Through a coworker who also used to skate. She thought I'd like it and boy was she right!
My Pump Up song before a game: Infinity Guitars by Sleigh Bells