What do you do for FSRD? Skater: Rock Villains, League Co-Chair, Suzies Coach
Hometown: Leningrad, USSR
hen did you start skating? November 16, 2009
What you do in the real world? Work to save historic places.
Tell us more about your decision to join roller derby: I watched "Whip It" five times in theaters. I couldn't skate. Helping to found a derby league seemed like the obvious choice.
What's your favorite derby memory? That time I skated in two bouts back to back and didn't die.
What's your secret talent: Infinite faith in my league and league mates.
Notable Injuries: Spiral fracture of left fibula. But now I'm a cyborg, so that pretty much worked out.
Likes: Free State Roller Derby, chocolate milk, crossovers
Dislikes: Passive offense, outdoor bouts, Ivy falling on my leg
The Patronus Charm is an ancient and mysterious charm that conjures a magical guardian, a projection of all your most positive feelings; a guardian which generally takes the shape of the animal with whom they share the deepest affinity. What's your derby Patronus and why?
If I may quote from ScienceAlert/com, "Water bears, or tardigrades as they're officially known, are chubby little anomalies that are damn near indestructible - they can bounce back from total desiccation, endure the greatest temperature extremes we can throw at them, and can even survive the frozen vacuum of space."