Derby Name: A.T. Sixit
Derby #: 86
Is there a story behind your name and number? I was trying to be creative, I’ve never even worked in the restaurant industry. I was thinking along the lines of what it is to “86” something, as in to get rid of people that are in the way on the track by hitting them.
What year did you start roller derby? 2008
What roller derby team(s) have/do you play for? Camel City Thrashers, Charlotte Speed Demons, Greensboro Roller Derby
Your Athletic background? Baseball, basketball, track, hockey, cheerleading
Any derby/sports heroes? Suzy Hotrod, Mia Hamm, Tony Hawk, Rod Brind’Amour, Greg Maddux, Wayne Gretzky
Best derby memory? The people. I’ve met so many amazing people and have created so many unforgettable friendships.
Worst derby memory? My mouth and my attitude can get the best of me and I’ve said some hurtful things to people on the track that I shouldn’t have.
Why do you play roller derby? I play roller derby because it’s fun! Skating has always been a huge part of my life. Also because being a part of roller derby is being a part of the evolution of derby. It’s rapidly growing and empowering people. Roller derby is so inclusive and I get to be a part of this amazing sport that has become a life changing event for so many.
Gear you couldn’t live without? Atom Jukes!
Likes: Sushi, pizza, food in general. Any kind of skating. Hockey, laughing, genuine people. Music. Warm towels. Cats.
Dislikes: Pickles, yellow mustard, sucky people. Cole slaw also has zero purpose. Anything else we should know about you? I’m kind of weird sometimes, but it makes people laugh. I really like cauliflower tots. I also believe there is only one ranch dressing..it has to be Hidden Valley.
What do you do when you aren’t skating? Working! I’m a recreational therapist. I also love outdoor activities and food. I love eating.