Joined Rogue: January 2013
Profession: part-time nanny, full time trophy wife
Skate Gear: Poor Boy and Riedell for now
Teams You've Played For: Salt Lake Red Rockettes, Happy Valley Derby Darlins
How did you get involved with roller derby?: Honestly, I just heard about it and thought, "I should do that!". I mentioned it to a friend that knew about a league nearby and I jumped on in.
How did you choose your derby name?: It's a play on the Shim Sham, which is a swing dance routine, and according to Urban Dictionary, it means to beat someone with a blunt object.
Pre-Derby Sports Background: I played basketball growing up, then 5 seasons of Rugby in high school
Off Skates Workouts: Gym time and kitchen dancing
Best Fresh Meat Moment: I won funniest freshie at the team bbq my first session!
Favorite Derby Moment: A naked skate at a league slumber party...talk about team bonding!
Likes: Amaretto sours, dancing, batman, sloths, and sci fi
Dislikes: Laundry, hurty knees, early mornings, spicy foods
Derby Heroes: Manarama, Lady Hipcracker, Bust-em Buxom
Pre-Bout Ritual: Shake It Out by Manchester Orchestra and Sic Transit Gloria by Brand New are my pre-bout jams
Derby Wife/Spouse: Babe Rainbow and Inshanity