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Wild Card

#52

Name:Laura

Occupation:Chemical Engineer

First Appearance:2018

Hometown:Birmingham, Al

About Wild Card:

How did you get into Roller Derby?

I took my daughter to her first Jr. Derby practice with The Troublemakers, and I ended up staying for TCR recruitment.

What is your best roller derby memory?

Passing minimums. A bunch of us passed at the same practice. It was such a great feeling, and I was glad to share it with my team.

What is your most embarrassing roller derby memory?

Falling when I’m just standing still.

What was your first bout like?

You’ll have to wait until August 11th. H💙t Qu💚ds!!!

What are some of your other hobbies?

water sports, coaching youth softball, music festivals, trying new things

Who are some of your personal Heroes

My Mom and Dad

What 3 fictional characters best describe you?

Honey Ryder, Scout Finch, Kimmy Schmidt

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

United Way of Central Alabama, YWCA, Family Promises

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

At home with my family, wherever my kids are doing their things, and anywhere with friends.

Favorites:

Food:

Chips and Salsa and Chicken Salad

Music/band:

Florence + The Machines, Green Day, Drive-By Truckers, Lauderdale

Movie/Play:

Dirty Dancing, Wicked

TV Show/Podcast:

Criminal Minds, Sharp Objects, Alias