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Shell On Wheels

#26

Name:Sydney

Occupation:Inventory Control Specialist, Motion Industries

First Appearance: February 2017

Hometown:Bessemer, AL

Derby Spouse:Still derby single

About Wheelie:

How did you get into Roller Derby?

I've always loved to roller skate, so when I saw a flyer for derby recruitment on Facebook, I decided to give it a shot!

What is your best roller derby memory?

When I FINALLY passed minimum skills!

What is your most embarrassing roller derby memory?

That time I fell during the warm-up before my first bout...

What was your first bout like?

I was extremely nervous, but I had an amazing time! It was a great learning experience, and I'm proud of myself for playing!

What are some of your other hobbies?

Singing, playing guitar, hanging out with my husband and our two cats

Who are some of your personal Heroes

My grandma- she's the toughest lady I've ever known, and I hope to be as strong and fearless as she was.

What 3 fictional characters best describe you?

Leslie Knope, Rory Gillmore, Sandy Cheeks

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

Family Connection, American Heart Association

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

Avondale Common House, Saw's, Seeds Coffee Co., Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Favorites:

Food:

Do I have to pick a favorite? I love ALL food!

Music/band:

Relient K

Movie/Play:

The Lion King will forever be my fave!

Books/Authors:

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

TV Show/Podcast:

Parks and Recreation, Mad Men