October’s Diable Rouge: Knuckle Slamb-tch

Knuckle Slamb-tch

Name:  Knuckle Slamb-tch

Number:  2010

Which position do you play?
Blocker

What is your favorite thing about derby?
I love being around all of these physically and mentally strong women. It amazes me everyday the heart and soul they all have.

What are your goals in roller derby?
I work to continuously improve my core strength and agility.

Who is your favorite roller derby player?
Tank Goodness is my favorite because she shows great leadership both on and off the track.

What first attracted you to derby?
I was attracted to the idea of getting a great workout while doing something I love, which is skating. There is also a stress relieving dynamic that I have not been able to find anywhere else.

What type of gear do you prefer?
I use the 187 Killer Pads, Radar Shadow wheels and I recently purchased the Riedell Torch skates with the reactor plates. LOVE THEM!!!

What do you do when you’re not playing derby (work, activities, etc)?
I have been in the industrial sales market for over 10 years and I take care of my 84 year old grandmother.

Knuckle Slamb-tch (center) playing defense.

Do you have a favorite skating song or a theme song?
New World Order by Ministry

Do you have any advice to anyone thinking about playing derby?
Starting derby is one of the best things I have ever done in my life and it has truly been life altering. I have lost almost 50 pounds since I started derby and you cannot beat the workout.

Did you play any sports before roller derby?
Yes, I played basketball and volleyball throughout school.

When did you join Red Stick Roller Derby?
October 2010

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