27 February 2012

Stinger...25 Questions: Stalking Your Favorite Rollergirls

Another highlight from WFTDA Apprentice league, the Sac City Rollers...Stinger, is a veteran blocker for the Capital Punishers.  West Coasters give this team your love and go watch them bout!!  Schedule and info at http://www.saccityrollers.com/.

Name: Stinger
Number: 6

1. What league(s) are you/have you been affiliated with?
San Joaquin Vixens, and now Sac City Rollers

2. How long have you been skating (derby)?
5 years

3. How did you discover roller derby?
As a kid, from Knight Rider...as an adult the 10 o'clock news.

4. List your most notable derby injuries...
Popped both of my inner knees at the same time

5. What was/is your oddest non-derby injury?
Received 9 stitches on my knuckle because of a steel stake and sledge hammer

6. How did you select your derby name and number?
My husband gave me my name

7. When not being a derby badass, what do you do for work (company can be kept anonymous)?
Part-time, I'm an instructor, full-time was a concrete finisher, but recently became a safety coordinator.

8. What are some derby names that you find particularly funny/clever?
Skella Whore!!!

9. What is your non-derby first name?

10. If you could have chosen your own non-derby name, what would it be?
Elizabeth, my mother's middle name

11. What are your non-derby hobbies/activities/hidden talents?
I can really sing in the car. 

12. Do you collect anything, if so, what/why?
Collecting glass antiques, because they are delicate.

13. What was your favorite Holiday or Birthday present received as a kid?
A pair of white skates

14. Who was the object of your most embarrassing teenage celebrity obsession?
The kid with the asthma from the movie "Goonies",

15. Which celebrity would you like to be friends with?
Dave Chappelle

16. Do you have tattoos? What, where, and why?

17. What is something that most people don't know, or would never guess about you?
I cry with sad movies and semi-sad, too.  I hate scary movies!!!

18. What movie(s) can you watch over and over and never get sick of?
Pulp Fiction

19. I can't leave the house without...?
...returning at least three times for something.

20. What would I find in your refrigerator right now?
beans, queso, tortillas, eggs from our chickens, chile, BBQ sauce

21. What is your most over-used word or phrase?
"thank God"

22. What is the last book you've read?
"The Art of War"

23. Very first set of wheels?
white skates from my cousin, Lencha

24. What is the biggest life hurdle that you have overcome?
Learning to forgive, and most of all forget.

25. List 3 things that you plan to accomplish in 2012?
*go on a honeymoon after 10 years of marriage
*squeeze into a size 8
*not procrastinate, too late...broke that one already, sorry!!!


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  2. STINGER!! Remember me from the Rose City Rollers, your fabulous team came up and played The High Rollers way back in 2008. Glad to see you are still doing derby, would love to catch up sometime. Are you on Facebook?