La Luchadora #922

La Luchadora

Photo by La Luchadora

When did you start playing Roller Derby?
August 2016
What positions do you normally play/like to play?
Blocker
What do you love about Roller Derby?
Growing up, I played lots of sports and loved to go roller skating. I love the athleticism and competition on skates.
Favorite Roller Derby moment?
Hitting the jammer out on the apex, she then cut track and my team got a power jam.
Most embarrassing Roller Derby moment?
I didn't know I was lead jammer and was getting so tired but didn't call it off because I had no idea I could, I even gave the helmet panty to the pivot.
What is one piece of advice you could give to newer girls or those who are thinking about joining Roller Derby?
Don't give up, derby is a really tough sport to learn, but you feel so good rising to the challenges and seeing your improvement.
What is one thing that Roller Derby/Dutchland helped you achieve?
Roller derby has helped me get healthier. It's helped me be more active physically, but also mentally because my job is stressful and derby has been a release for me in one of the toughest years of my life.
What has Roller Derby taught you?
Derby has taught me to make time to do things that I enjoy, and want improve at.
Anything you'd like to say to your adoring fans?
I'm so proud to be a Dutchland skater and look forward to becoming a stronger player.