Tesla Spoils

Derby Name: Tesla Spoils

Derby #: 7hz

Is there a story behind your name and number? My derby name is a play off of Tesla coils, one of many inventions of Nikola Tesla, a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his discovery of the alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. He worked briefly for Edison, who was an absolute dick/business man, patenting others’ inventions as his own. Tesla is the ultimate mad scientist, single handily inventing over 1,600 known devices including: radar, radio, remote control, florescent lighting, and X-ray machines among others. He also discovered the resonant frequency of the earth (which would allow transmission of wireless energy using the earth’s heart beat) The ‘Spoils’ is due to my clumsy nature. I’m the Dee Dee to my boyfriend’s secret lab (‘Dexter’s Lab’ reference)….I try not to break things, get electrocuted, push red buttons, fall etc…
My number is the resonant frequency of the Earth, also known as the Schumann cavity resonance (rounded down) when he was alive.

Tag line? Danger, Danger, High Voltage

What year did you start roller derby? 2011

What roller derby team(s) have/do you play for? Mad Dollies and Gate City All-Stars

Any derby/sports heroes? Antidote (Philly Roller Girls), Sandrine Rangeon (Windy City), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

Gear you couldn’t live without? My helmet…I’m a klutz, I don’t leave the house without it

Likes: Plants, insects, carnivorous plants, fungi, books, nature in general, skating fast and hard ’til exhaustion

Dislikes: Coconut water (it tastes like how I’d imagine feet taste), rude/mean people, douche bags that find their way into derby


Breakfast Clubbed 2012-09-23 BB v MD088