Syntax Terror #404

Syntax Terror

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When did you start playing Roller Derby?
Started as a Tot - May 2017
Passed scrimmages - 04 Oct 2017
What positions do you normally play/like to play?
Blocker
What do you love about Roller Derby?
This has challenged me in so many ways both physically and mentally. I especially love how the team builds each other up and it really is a group of people who support you.
Favorite Roller Derby moment?
I think my favorite moment was when Petty Gamer finally got her laps at the end of the practice and everyone was out there cheering for her and motivating her to not give up when we all know the pain of the 27/5. It felt great to see her succeed and everyone was so happy for her.
Most embarrassing Roller Derby moment?
I don't know if I have one yet, falling straight onto my skate and having a wheel shaped bruise on my rear for weeks...maybe but I am sure there will be worse things
What is one piece of advice you could give to newer girls or those who are thinking about joining Roller Derby?
Just go for it. Don't lose sight of your goals. It will be challenging and some nights you will not want to go back but when you show up the next time, you have won a small personal victory.
What is one thing that Roller Derby/Dutchland helped you achieve?
I have such a sense of pride that I worked really hard for the goal of being on the team. I have pushed myself further than I thought I could, but I never would have made it without the constant support from the coaches and my teammates.
What has Roller Derby taught you?
No one is great on their own, you are better with your buddies.
Anything you'd like to say to your adoring fans?
Just thank you for supporting me