Why I Derby! Rainbow Rebel
What is the backstory on your Derby Name?
I've been obsessed with rainbows since birth and I've always been a rebel.
What do you do for a living?
I'm a special education teacher.
When did you start roller derby?
I started derby in 2015 after a rough divorce and a big weight loss.
Why did you start derby?
I had wanted to do for about 5 years but was too out of shape and had no freedom.
Has your why changed over the years?
Now I just love the sport and the exercise, I've always loved to skate. I wanted it to help me to be more aggressive, because I'm way too passive.
Advice to new skaters!
I just wish I would have started at South Side to begin my derby journey instead of somewhere else.