Day Job: Librarian
Skate Gear of Choice: Anything that breathes and stays on well
Pre-Bout Ritual: Write out my last will and testament
Favorite Motivational Quote: “I don’t do drugs. I am drugs.” – Salvador Dalí
Theme Song: I’m tempted to say Chumbawampa’s Tubthumping (“I get knocked down, But I get up again, You’re never gonna keep me down”) but I honestly don’t have one.
How long have you been in Roller Derby? November 2015
How did you get involved with the sport? Tried the Soul City Sirens’ New Skater Workshop after moving to Augusta
Describe your experience learning to play Roller Derby: Shakiness, elation, soreness, frustration, determination, fun…did I mention soreness?
What is your Pre-Derby athletic background? Played soccer in 3rd grade. Tried that new-fangled fad called jogging.
Have you sustained any Derby-related injuries? Nothing broken, just too many bruises to count.
What’s the story behind your Derby name? Originally it was going to be the pun of Dewey Decimaul but it didn’t roll off the tongue well, so Ethyl Agitate suggested Dewey Decimate.
How would you describe your playing style? Prance-y? I tend to hop around and stretch out a lot.
What do you like to do when you’re off the track? Travel, read, bathe in the blood of my enemies.
What’s been your favorite Derby Moment so far? Getting passed off for bouting and having my derby name printed on my jerseys.
Why do you play Roller Derby? It’s more fun than watching paint dry.
Do you have any advice for anyone who wants to play Roller Derby? Jump in, you won’t regret it! Derby is flexible, so what are you waiting for?