Rebel of the Month: Block Buster #33

Roller derby name and number: Block Buster #33

Roller derby position – on the track (and why): Block, so I can bust up the other Blockers.

Roller derby position – off the track (and why): Treasurer, just trying to do my part to help out.

How long have you been playing roller derby for GRR? I attended my first practice on 11/9/2010

How did you come up with your name and number? #13 is my favorite number but already taken so I figured the next best was #33. I owe my name to my fiance’s clever play on words.

Do you have any pre- or post-bout rituals? pre- bout: I try and take it easy and eat a big meal in the late afternoon. post- bout: party with my GRRs

What is your favorite thing about playing roller derby for GRR? skating

What is your most memorable GRR roller derby experience? The first time I won MVP at an away game in Tallahasse

If you had a theme song, what would it be? Sublime- Doin’ time/Summertime

Aside from roller derby, what are you passionate about? scuba diving, helping people, my dogs and my home life

What would GRR fans be surprised to know about you? I am a research technician for a UF laboratory.

What makes you a Rebel? Keep pushing myself until it hurts, and then push some more.

Likes: any sport that involves the ocean, gardening (fairly new to this one)

Dislikes: mean people

Guilty pleasures: dark chocolate

Learn more about Block Buster on her profile!