894 Mean Bahndit

Mean Bahndit 894What’s the inspiration behind your derby name?
That group Clean Bandit… but you can call me AB for short.

What was your funniest roller derby moment?
‘Someone else’ pumping on the jam line and getting lead to avoid being caught.

What was your proudest roller derby moment?
Being rostered onto the amazing Whippin’ Hinnies!

How did you first discover roller derby / what convinced you to join?
I met a few of the Glasgow Roller Derby ladies through a friend, watched a few games, moved to Newcastle, bought some disco skates, fell in love, and never looked back.

Favourite player to watch / learn from?
Lucy – Newcastle Roller Girls = flying, fyyyaaa, supa jamma powaaazzzz!

What have you learned from roller derby?
That being on a sports team is one of the greatest things you can do in life.

Most embarrassing moment at a game / practice?
Trying to call off a jam by slapping my thighs… forever.

Three words to describe you?
Cats, animals, cows.

What advice would you give to someone who wants to get involved with their local team?
Get stuck in, give it a go, love it, own it, always do you, and most importantly have fun with it!

What other sports / training do you do when you’re not on eight wheels?
All the lifting, all the kettlebells, and all the booty shaking!

Teams
The Whippin’ Hinnies
War Lasses