7070 Victoria Deck’em

Victoria Deck'em-7070What’s the inspiration behind your derby name?
It sounds like my name (I’m nothing like Victoria Beckham!)

What’s the inspiration behind your number?
It was originally V8 but I found in my cherry poppers I couldn’t hear the refs call it so I picked something repetitive with lots of syllables.

What was your proudest roller derby moment?
Getting my first MVP on my first cherry popper.

How did you first discover roller derby / what convinced you to join?
A friend shared a link on Facebook and I thought why not…

What was your best Fresh Meat moment?
Overcoming my jumping fears!

Favourite player to watch / learn from?
Everyone on my team has a skill I want so I try to learn from them.

What have you learned from roller derby?
I’m not perfect but I can be great! Hard work pays off and I can always improve.

Most embarrassing moment at a bout / practice?
Recently in training someone got a whip and wedgied me big time!

What other sports / training do you do when you’re not on eight wheels?
Weights and the gym. Trying to attempt some running… it’s not going great.

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