Derby Name: Lexistential Crisis
Derby #: 5
Is there a story behind your name and number? Nope!
What year did you start roller derby? 2009
What roller derby team(s) have/do you play for? The Chicago Outfit, Blue Ridge, and I’m a WFTDA Level 2 Certified Referee
Your Athletic background? I started skating when I was two years old and I was an artistic roller skater for many years.
Do you have any roller derby/sports heroes? A ton, but especially all the skaters and officials I have learned from.
What’s your best roller derby memory? Being selected as a referee for D1 and D2 Playoffs in 2017, playing against London before Champs in 2014, and North Central Regionals in 2011 with the Outfit.
What’s your worst roller derby memory? Breaking my ankle and having surgery in 2010 and then breaking my other ankle almost exactly two years later.
Why do you play roller derby? Because roller derby can change the world. It has completely changed mine.
Gear you couldn’t live without? My magical Roll-Line plates!
Likes? Unicorns, rainbows, cats, roller skating, tap dancing, cute things, ideas, books, challenging social norms, questioning social conditioning
Dislikes? Hate, ignorance, gender roles
What do you do when you aren’t skating? I teach kids how to do handstands and I study psychology.