558 Hell Block H

Hell Block H558What’s the inspiration behind your derby name?
It’s a take-off the Prisoner Cell block H TV program, and I’m more of a blocker.

What’s the inspiration behind your derby number?
My date of birth, 5/5/80.

What was your funniest roller derby moment?
Tripping on a sequin and falling on my coccyx.

What was your proudest roller derby moment?
Being rostered North C game.

How did you first discover roller derby / what convinced you to join?
Through my husband, he told me about it when I was looking for new sport.

What was your best Fresh Meat moment?
Finally getting over the jump and getting my awards.

Favourite player to watch / learn from?
Bonnie Thunders.

What have you learned from roller derby?
A lot about myself, I also learnt that you should never give up, a lot of determination and hard work, you will be able to do it.

Who are your roller derby heroes?
Bonnie Thunder and Missy Pow Pow. The Skater I learn from the most at the moment is Brawn Swanson, her Blocking is amazing!

3 words to describe you
Friendly, determined, creative.

What advice would you give to someone who wants to get involved with their local team?
Do it, you will never look back!

What other sports / training do you do when you’re not on eight wheels?
Gym and martial arts.

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