7070 Victoria Deck’em

Victoria Deck'em-7070What’s the inspiration behind your derby name?
It sounds like my name (I’m nothing like Victoria Beckham!)

What’s the inspiration behind your number?
It was originally V8 but I found in my cherry poppers I couldn’t hear the refs call it so I picked something repetitive with lots of syllables.

What was your proudest roller derby moment?
Getting my first MVP on my first cherry popper.

How did you first discover roller derby / what convinced you to join?
A friend shared a link on Facebook and I thought why not…

What was your best Fresh Meat moment?
Overcoming my jumping fears!

Favourite player to watch / learn from?
Everyone on my team has a skill I want so I try to learn from them.

What have you learned from roller derby?
I’m not perfect but I can be great! Hard work pays off and I can always improve.

Most embarrassing moment at a bout / practice?
Recently in training someone got a whip and wedgied me big time!

What other sports / training do you do when you’re not on eight wheels?
Weights and the gym. Trying to attempt some running… it’s not going great.

Teams
The Canny Belters
The Whippin’ Hinnies
Blue Star Bruisers