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Mia Whamm

#9

 

Name:Megan

Occupation:Currently, a nanny and mom! In previous years you could catch me working as a counselor and a social worker.

First Appearance:March 2018

Hometown:Birmingham

Derby Spouse:No one yet!

About Whamm:

How did you get into Roller Derby?

I grew up playing soccer so I was always looking for a sport to get into as an adult. When I stumbled upon roller derby it was love at first sight!

What is your favorite roller derby memory?

Pretty much all of them!

What is your most embarrassing roller derby memory?

Falling. Falling while standing. Falling while skating. Getting hit and falling. So much falling.

Tell me about your first bout.

My first bout was a B-team scrimmage in 2016. It was equal parts overwhelming, exciting, and painful. It was so much fun!

What are some of your other hobbies?

Yoga, Hiking, Reading, Soccer

What 3 fictional characters best describe you?

April Ludgate, Luna Lovegood, Storm

Who are some of your personal heroes?

My parents and Mother Theresa

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

All of them:)

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

Mainly at home with my husband, baby girl, and our three pups! But if we are out and about you can find us hiking at Red Mountain Park, eating out at yummy restaurants or spending time at the lake!

Favorites:

Food:

French fries!

Music/band/artist:

Some of my favorites at the moment are Julien Baker, Bon Iver, Paramore, Johnnyswim, Judah & the Lion, The Oh Hellos, Sigur Ros, and Dave Barnes.

Movie/Play:

Away We Go

Books/Authors:

The Giver, Pride & Prejudice, Harry Potter, so many more!

TV Show/Podcast:

Parks and Rec and The Office