The Derby Dozen, 12 questions 1 person a whole lot of information passed along to the rest of us.
1- What’s your real name and derby name?
Real Name: Nicole Larsen Derby Name : Nix Victim
2 - How long have you been involved with Skating?
I was a rink rat growing up and going into my 3rd season with Roller Derby
3 - How did you become involved with Roller Derby?
I watched a bout in between my son’s hockey games and new I wanted to try it.
4 - What teams are you skating with?
I currently skate with Dallas Derby Devils and Wichita Falls Derby Dames
5 - Flat Track or Banked?
I have done both but flat track is in my area and my normal skating environment.
6 - If you had to choose, taking a killer rock block or losing a toe stop mid-jam?
Gosh IDK I have never lost a toe-stop so idk how awkward that would be. I guess a Killer rock block.
7 - What’s the best part about Roller Derby?
The family you gain.
8 - Chocolate or Vanilla?
9 - What’s the best hit you have given?
I love the big hits that the crowd feels. When you hear the crowd respond with a ewwwww or an ahhhhh – those are the best- and of course when they open a path for your jammer or knock the opponents’ jammer down.
10 - Worst injury?
I’ve been pretty lucky minor knee issues once.
11 - Gear specs?
Smith Scab Knee Pads, 187 elbow pads, triple eight wrist guards, Riedell skates w/ atom lowboy wheels.
12 - Where do you shop for all your gear?
Usually online @ RollerGirlskates.com or Deviance Skate Supply.