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Candie Crush

#90

Name:Candie

Occupation:Physical Therapist at UAB Hospital

First Appearance:May 2017

Hometown:Sylacauga, AL

Derby Spouse:Single for now...

About Crush:

How did you get into Roller Derby?

I've never played competitive sports and had talked myself out of going to recruitment for a couple years. I finally decided to step out of my comfort zone and go and I was hooked after the first night!

What is your best roller derby memory?

The first time I got through the pack and scored some points during a scrimmage...what a rush!

What is your most embarrassing roller derby memory?

So many falls...

What are some of your other hobbies?

Traveling, yoga, running, crafting, and drinking craft beer :)

Who are some of your personal Heroes

My mom. She is the hardest working woman I know, has always been my biggest supporter, and is always ready for an adventure!

What 3 fictional characters best describe you?

Tina Belcher, Monica Gellar, and April Ludgate

What charities or organization(s) are you involved with or support?

BAO, MCAC, WBHM, and Girls Rock Birmingham

Where do you like to hang out in Birmingham when you are not skating?

When i'm not hanging out at home with my husband, Zac, and our furbabies, you will usually find me at one of the local breweries, studying at a coffee shop, or riding my bike downtown.

Favorites:

Food:

Tacos!! But really anything with cheese...

Music/band:

All time favorites are Led Zeppelin, anything Jack White, and Tegan and Sara. Currently on my playlist you would find Oh Wonder, Sylvan Esso, Geographer, Alabama Shakes, Glass Animals, and St. Paul and the Broken Bones.

Movie/Play:

Favorite movies are Rocky Horror Picture Show, Edward Scissorhands, Just Friends, Hocus Pocus, and Love Actually

Books/Authors:

The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons, Dan Brown series, The Hunger Games Trilogy, and The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

TV Show/Podcast:

Friends, The Office, Seinfeld, Frasier, New Girl, Bob's Burgers, Dexter, and Breaking Bad