Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Body By Derby: Mo-Kan Roller Girlz

Body By Derby is a figure study of active derby athletes to show the different body types of active skaters and the physical effects derby has on the players. This entry features skaters from Mo-Kan Roller Girlz. More pictures can be found at Cory's website. Get future updates on Facebook by following The Rollergirl Project.

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From Left: HollywoodChaos, Neurotica #911, Veronica BruiseHer, Amiable Angst, Psycho 'Anna'lyzer, RoC NaG'eM, Patchwork Killa, Eccentrix, Salty Dawg, WHOOPSIES, and Alice N Skates

 

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Name HollywoodChaos
Age 26
Children One
Height 5’ 4”
Weight 140
Weight before derby 150
Started 2009
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 to 6 Hours
Other Workout Crossfit & outdoor skating.
Diet No special diet. Just no fast food, pop, & have cut out all junk food. I try to eat as close to clean as possible without being miserable.
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in around 4 minutes I think
Previous Athletic Experience Growing up I did ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics & I cheered from the time I was 6 until high school.

 

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Name Neurotica #911
Age 37
Children 2 - 1 boy age 10 and 1 girl age 13
Height 5' 8"
Weight 145 lbs
Weight before derby 135 lbs
Started 2007 - Cofounder of our league
Key Position Jammer & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 hours
Other Workout Lift weights, squats, running, biking, and rowing machine
Diet

Vegetarian - Will eat seafood and fish
Nothing or little as possible of processed food

Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 3:50
Previous Athletic Experience Only played basketball in junior high and high school

 

BBD-0267 Name Veronica BruiseHer
Age 39
Children None
Height 5' 2"
Weight 140
Weight before derby 165
Started March 2009
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout I run 2 or 3 times a week, attend a strength training circuit class 2 times a week and a Pilates class 1 time a week at my gym. These classes help make me accountable :) I also like to do squat challenges & various workouts I find online at home.
Diet I've been Vegan for 2 years, but allow myself crab legs a few times a year. :)
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:00
Previous Athletic Experience I played softball in grade school, ran track in 8th grade & played volleyball my Sophomore year.

 

BBD-0321 Name Amiable Angst
Age 34
Children 6 kids, ages 11,10,8,6,4,2
Height 5' 2”
Weight Unsure-bit less heavy
Weight before derby Unsure-heavy
Started October 2011
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 6 Hours
Other Workout Working out outside of practice is sporadic at best for me...I'm working on trying to make it a regular venture...it usually consists of aerobics with some jump rope...and any exercises that kids like to do too :)
Diet I've have kicked my Dr.Pepper habit! And recently have begun to watch my sugar and carb intake.
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:45
Previous Athletic Experience I've played many sports over the years...volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, swim team, but derby is the only sport I can fit into my schedule these days. :)

 

BBD-0152 Name Psycho 'Anna'lyzer
Age 41
Children 3 - 11 years, 14 years & 22 years
Height 5' 10"
Weight 157
Weight before derby 170
Started October 2012
Key Position Jammer & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 hours on skates & 5 hours off skates
Other Workout

weight lifting
cardio

Diet I eat what I like
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:18
Previous Athletic Experience None

 

BBD-0443 Name RoC NaG'eM
Age 31
Children None
Height 5' 1"
Weight 174
Weight before derby 180
Started March 2008
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 hrs
Other Workout Cardio, weights, walking. I can always do more
Diet I have been trying to watch portions and not eat out so much. Also eating lots of veggies and fruit.
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:46
Previous Athletic Experience I grew up in a small town and so I participated in just about anything I could. Volleyball in junior high and high school, softball all the way to my sophomore year of high school, basketball from 5th-grade til I was a freshman, cheerleading sophomore to senior. I also played golf my junior and senior year.

 

BBD-0341 Name Patchwork Killa
Age 39
Children 2 - Age 16 & 18
Height 5' 6"
Weight 215
Weight before derby 230
Started 2010
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout Weights
Diet None
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:20
Previous Athletic Experience None

 

BBD-0447 Name Eccentrix
Age 42
Children 3 Step Children
Height 5' 8"
Weight 175
Weight before derby 190
Started May 2010
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout
Diet
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:20
Previous Athletic Experience Softball, Lots of Softball, Zumba & Yoga.

 

BBD-0401 Name Salty Dawg
Age 42
Children 4 - Ages 21, 19, 14, & 13
Height 5' 6"
Weight 170
Weight before derby 195
Started July 2008
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 hours
Other Workout Cardio and strength training 2-3 times a week
Diet No, but probably should though
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:50
Previous Athletic Experience Volleyball, basketball, and track in high school

 

BBD-0364 Name WHOOPSIES
Age 35
Children 4 kids, ages 13, 11, 4, and 3
Height 5' 6”
Weight
Weight before derby
Started March 2012
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 6 hours
Other Workout Crossfit, Biking, Walking, Weights
Diet No special diet
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:15
Previous Athletic Experience Softball and Weight lifting

 

BBD-0173 Name Alice N Skates
Age 37
Children 1 - 12 yrs old
Height 5' 4"
Weight 135
Weight before derby 140
Started 2011
Key Position Jammer & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 to 8 hrs
Other Workout I use fit sugar, some Insanity and any home workout I find online.
Diet None
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:25
Previous Athletic Experience Basketball, softball and tennis.

 

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Body By Derby: Northwest Arkansas Roller Derby

Body By Derby is a figure study of active derby athletes to show the different body types of active skaters and the physical effects derby has on the players. This entry features skaters from Northwest Arkansas Roller Derby. More pictures can be found at Cory's website. Get future updates on Facebook by following The Rollergirl Project.
 
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From Left: Unskinny Wop, Bloody Bathory, J Lowe Blow, Karma-lektrack, Great Wall of Gina,
Alex The Great, JoAnn of Arc, Jaims Maims, Femme Faye-tal and Ginny Wheezy
 

 

BBD-0009 Name Unskinny Wop
Age 40
Children A 12 yr old and a 23 yr old
Height 5' 6"
Weight 180
Weight before derby 190
Started 2006
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week at least 6 hours
Other Workout Once a week. Usually cardio and some weights. Some outdoor skating.
Diet Not really
Laps in 5 minutes 31 Laps in 5 Mins
Previous Athletic Experience I was a skater all my life, but for recreation only, no competitions

 

BBD-9803 Name Bloody Bathory
Age 33
Children Two boys
Height 5' 5"
Weight 150
Weight before derby 110
Started I started playing derby March 25th, 2005. I went to the very first meeting our league had, before we were even a real league yet. I've been playing for the last eight years.
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week Four to six hours
Other Workout I do crossfit, I work out at the gym regularly, do yoga, and I skate outdoors.
Diet I am a pescetarian so basically the only meat i eat is seafood. I try to eat only whole foods, nothing that is over processed.
Laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience I never did any real sports before roller derby. But, I was big on horseback riding and hiking.

 

BBD-9853 Name J Lowe Blow
Age 26
Children None
Height 5' 2"
Weight 125
Weight before derby 125
Started October 2013
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 6 hours
Other Workout Cross Fit, running, yoga
Diet
Laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience I was on a swim team for 10 years.

 

BBD-9758 Name Karma-lektrack
Age 25
Children None
Height 5' 2”
Weight 140
Weight before derby 155
Started 2012
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 7 hrs
Other Workout Crossfit or trail skate
Diet Trying to eliminate soda is my main one
Laps in 5 minutes 33 Laps in 5 Min
Previous Athletic Experience Soccer, basketball , cross country runner , skateboarder

 

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Name Great Wall of Gina
Age 33
Children None
Height 5' 4"
Weight 135
Weight before derby 130
Started July 2006
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 hours
Other Workout I try to do Crossfit at least twice a week. Several of my teammates and I are a part of Crossfit Commence. We try to motivate and encourage each other during WODs. I also try to bike, go hiking, and run with my husband on the weekends.
Diet Not really. I decided to cut out soda this past year and have slowly been trying to cut down the amount of sugar I consume. My big thing is just trying to balance out what I'm eating. However, that being said, I am not one to back down from eating a nice juicy burger, with a side or fries, and a shake, or some good old BBQ!
Laps in 5 minutes 33 Laps in 5 Mins
Previous Athletic Experience I did a lot of sports as a kid. I was on the volleyball team, the swim team, and ran track for several years. However, after my first year in high school I changed course a little bit and got involved with drama and art instead. When I went to college, I ended up getting involved with ballroom and swing dancing, helping to teach and sometimes even entering into swing dance competitions.

 

BBD-9955 Name Alex The Great
Age 34
Children None
Height 5' 4"
Weight 145
Weight before derby 155
Started Fresh Meat - July 2012; Joined the League December 2013
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 6 hours
Other Workout Cross Fit 2-3 times a week and I try to get in a few days of running or trail skating - All of this is done with other members of my team (in a non-official way), so it helps keep you motivated.
Diet I've been a vegetarian for many years and I really try to get in all the protein I need.
Laps in 5 minutes 29.5 laps in 5min. I haven't done this in a while.
Previous Athletic Experience I danced when I was younger and ran, but never played a sport.

 

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Name JoAnn of Arc
Age 29
Children None
Height 5' 7"
Weight 165
Weight before derby 145
Started October 2007
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 6 hours
Other Workout Running, weights, Cross Fit, running stairs
Diet I like to eat! But, I eat as clean/healthy so I can feel the best when I workout and skate.
Laps in 5 minutes 36 laps in 5 minutes (I gained laps when i competed in the Derbalife challenge a couple years ago
Previous Athletic Experience I played soccer for 12 years - Middle school through high school and some college

 

BBD-9893 Name Jaims Maims
Age 30
Children None
Height 5' 7"
Weight 150
Weight before derby 165
Started 2009
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 8 hours
Other Workout Weights, running, and stairs
Diet Gluten free
Laps in 5 minutes 30 Laps in 5 Mins
Previous Athletic Experience

Mainly competitive cheerleading, dance and gymnastics
Some softball, volleyball, basketball and women's football

 

BBD-9977 Name Femme Faye-tal
Age 25
Children None
Height 5' 1"
Weight 115
Weight before derby 110
Started 2013
Key Position

Jammer

Practice time per week 4 to 6 hours
Other Workout I try to go bouldering when I can. I also go to the gym and do yoga every so often.
Diet

I have reactive hypoglycemia, so I avoid sugar. Other than that, I don't have any restrictions on the food that I eat. I love cheese fries way too much for my own good!

Laps in 5 minutes 28 Laps in 5 Mins (but I haven't timed it since my minimum skills test last year)
Previous Athletic Experience I used to rollerblade, skateboard, and snowboard when I was younger. More recently, I hiked, kayaked, and bouldered a lot before roller derby.

 

BBD-9770 Name Ginny Wheezy
Age 25
Children None
Height 5'6"
Weight 120
Weight before derby 135
Started January 2012
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout Not usually
Diet Everything in moderation
Laps in 5 minutes My endurance is pretty crappy so I've only managed 28 Laps in 5 Mins
Previous Athletic Experience None

 

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Body By Derby: Springfield Roller Girls

Body By Derby is a figure study of active derby athletes to show the different body types of active skaters and the physical effects derby has on the players. This entry features skaters from Springfield Roller Girls of Springfield, MO. More pictures can be found at Cory's website. Get future updates on Facebook by following The Rollergirl Project.

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From Left: Dark Phoenix, Jillotine, Scythe-Meister Swanson, CannonBall, Jennacide, Whiz-Bang, Jean With Envy, and JammaWockee

 

BBD-9645 Name Dark Phoenix
Age 24
Children 1 boy, 3 years old
Height 5' 3"
Weight 132
Weight before derby 119
Started March 2013
Key Position Jammer, Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout Occasionally depends on how my week goes. Mainly work on cardio though.
Diet Not anything specific. I try to eat as healthy as possible but sometimes I just have to eat a cheeseburger and ice cream.
Laps in 5 minutes I think it was 4:35 back in Feb. 2014
Previous Athletic Experience I've always been a very active/athletic person. Started jogging marathons with my Mom and older sister when I was a kid then started Track & Field when I was in school did that off and on up until high school. I also played basketball from consistently from 4th grade - high school and now Roller Derby!

 

BBD-9585 Name Jillotine
Age 23
Children None
Height 5' 5”
Weight 140
Weight before derby 120
Started Summer 2013
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout I don't have a routine, but I try to outdoor skate or go outside at least twice a week outside of practice.
Diet Nope!
Laps in 5 minutes I passed my 27/5 by half a second and haven't tried again since.
Previous Athletic Experience I played soccer for 6 years.

 

BBD-9669 Name Scythe-Meister Swanson
Age 19
Children None
Height 5' 3"
Weight 115
Weight before derby 125
Started August 2013
Key Position Jammer, Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout I hoop a bit and spend a lot of time outdoors in general, but derby is my only regular workout.
Diet Other then being vegetarian, no. I eat what I please and work it off later to avoid the guilt. :)
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:50
Previous Athletic Experience Three years of tennis in high school

 

BBD-9686 Name CannonBall
Age 29
Children One daughter - Age 11
Height 5' 5"
Weight 200
Weight before derby 240
Started 2008
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout 3 hours skating outdoors, weather permitting
Diet I eat a lot of protein and veggies
Laps in 5 minutes 4:45
Previous Athletic Experience No previous athletic experience, but I was a shuffle skater for years and grew up in the rink.  I've been skating since I was 4. My dad was the best dance skater I knew.

 

BBD-9622 Name Jennacide
Age 24
Children None
Height 5' 1"
Weight 225
Weight before derby 250
Started October 2013
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 5 hours
Other Workout I walk around my neighborhood and do some outdoor skating occasionally as well as wii fit
Diet No I'm just working on cutting soda out but I love good food too much
Laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience I did dance team all 4 years of high school and danced for a company mainly modern, hip hop, and some ballet and previous to that I did gymnastics as long as I can remember

 

BBD-9530 Name Whiz-Bang
Age 37
Children 2 boys 14 & 10
Height 5’ 5”
Weight 150ish
Weight before derby 165
Started 2010
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 to 5 hours
Other Workout Pi-Yo, P90X2, Insanity, Insanity the Asylum, HIIT, Turbofire, Body Beast, weights, plyometrics, jump rope. I do a program for 30-90 days & switch it up often to keep my body guessing and responding.
Diet I drink Shakeology daily for nutrition, supplement, and eat lower sugar, lower fat. I'm more about portion control and rarely deny myself something.
Laps in 5 minutes 30 laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience I was not very athletic in school; I've done a marathon and 1/2 marathons.

 

BBD-9723 Name Jean With Envy
Age 24
Children None
Height 5’ 7”
Weight 140
Weight before derby 150
Started 2010
Key Position Jammer, Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout I do cardio (running), trail skating, light weights, yoga and circuit training.
Diet I focus on lots of protein, fruits and veggies. I eat whole grains and allow myself one day a week where I might have a soda or sweets. That is really been hard for me since I LOVE sweets;)
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:30
Previous Athletic Experience I played competitive softball from age 6 to high school. I then played on a travel team as well as my high school team.

 

BBD-9556 Name JammaWockee
Age 31
Children Just a four-legged fuzzy one.
Height 5’ 4”
Weight 135
Weight before derby 140
Started January 2014
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout To help build up fundamentals, I've been doing additional practices with MAD Derby in Branson, MO once a week and just recently began skating with a newly-formed co-ed group, Team KaPow. Outside of derby, I have jam skated (hip hop and breakdance on roller skates) for nearly 14 years. I still keep up with it whenever possible. At home, I'll do some additional core strengthening and upper body.
Diet I am hypoglycemic (consistently low blood sugar levels) so I have to have some sort of intake about every four hours. As far as what I eat, my body began disagreeing with super fried/greasy food when I started in derby. So it wasn't necessarily by choice that I have to keep an eye out for what I eat, but it is certainly a win win.
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:45
Previous Athletic Experience Before my Jam Skating days, I spent 13 years in dance (tap, jazz, and ballet) and a couple years in basketball. I do know for myself that none of it compares to what I do now playing Derby. I never imagined at 31 being in better shape than I was at 19. It's a blessing!

 

BBD-9339 Name JoLean Machine
Age 34
Children None
Height 5’ 7”
Weight 190
Weight before derby 215
Started September 2012
Key Position Jammer & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week
Other Workout I skate at the skate rinks on Wednesday and Fridays with friends and some of us also skate outside for fun but its a good work out. I also skate on some Sundays with a group of friends/teammates for just extra practice and skill training for Derby. Anytime you get on your skates is good in many ways.
Diet None
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4min 48 sec
Previous Athletic Experience I played Softball from Middle school to High School. I have skated since I was 8yrs old. I did Art/Figure Skating and speed skating from 8yrs old to 18yrs old.

 

BBD-9708

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Body By Derby: Springfield’s Queen City Roller Derby

Body By Derby is a figure study of active derby athletes to show the different body types of active skaters and the physical effects derby has on the players. This entry features skaters from Springfield's Queen City Roller Derby. More pictures can be found at Cory's website. Get future updates on Facebook by following The Rollergirl Project.
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From Left: Whipper Hard, Poisonous Polly, T.K.O. Rose, RollerCat, Barnes & Nail Her,
Zom-B Bar-B, Testy Teacher, Scissor Pit! and 1-Trick Pony

BBD-9447 Name Whipper Hard
Age 44
Children 1 Daughter 18 years old
Height 5’ 4”
Weight 170
Weight before derby 170
Started April 2014
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout None
Diet I am a lover of good healthy food!
Laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience I have never played sports before i joined derby


BBD-9519-LR Name Poisonous Polly
Age 33
Children 2 children ages 11 & 12
Height 5' 6"
Weight 160
Weight before derby 175
Started 2005
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout
Diet
Laps in 5 minutes 27 Laps in 4:19
Previous Athletic Experience Absolutely none. I didn't even know how to skate.


BBD-9372 Name T.K.O. Rose
Age 36
Children 1 child, age 16
Height 5' 3"
Weight 178
Weight before derby 201
Started 2006
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout I do some outdoor skating on my own when I can fit it into my schedule.
Diet
Laps in 5 minutes 27 in 4:30
Previous Athletic Experience Growing up I played soccer, basketball, took gymnastics and ballet classes. In high school I was a swimmer.


BBD-9423 Name RollerCat
Age 23
Children I have 2 black cats
Height 5’ 4”
Weight 115
Weight before derby 110
Started October 2012
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout Cycling, core exercises, yoga, skating on anything, and whatever sounds fun
Diet I eat everything, however I frequent the farmer's market. Most of my diet is local, organic produce.
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 4:27
Previous Athletic Experience Softball, dance, cross country, long-distance track, and color guard.


BBD-9414 Name Barnes & Nail Her
Age 28
Children Ulric 15 and Avery 7.
Height 5' 5 1/2”
Weight 130
Weight before derby 120
Started December 2010
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4-6 hours
Other Workout I do sometimes, mostly strengthen workouts while I watch bouts on YouTube. It's damn good motivation.
Diet No, and it's what made me join roller derby. I wanted to continue to eat whatever way I wanted to by adding a physical activity into my routine. I did start drinking water for most of the day to help with hydration and only drink soda or tea for one meal a day.
Laps in 5 minutes 28 laps in 5, and getting faster.
Previous Athletic Experience Played football in middle school.


BBD-9492 Name Zom-B Bar-B
Age 34
Children No kids but I have dogs dogs dogs!
Adopt! Don't Shop!
Height 5’ 1”
Weight 100 - 105
Weight before derby 100 - 105
Started 2011
Key Position Jammer & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout
Diet I don't eat meat because i feel sad for animals but I do eat fish because Kurt Cobain said they don't have feelings... and I don't feel AS sad for them
Laps in 5 minutes I haven't made my best time yet! Holla! I'm a work in progress
Previous Athletic Experience Nope! Last picked in gym. Took Volleyballs to the nose. Would fall trying to kick the ball during kick ball. I was that girl.


BBD-9472 Name Testy Teacher
Age 31
Children 2 boys age 10 and 14
Height 5' 1"
Weight 157
Weight before derby 166
Started August 16, 2011
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout I spend about an hour and a half at the gym at least 3 days a week. With this I do about an hour of cardio and 30 min of strengthening and weights. I go biking about twice a week with my boys and float trips in the summer.
Diet I try to watch what I eat but at the same time I do not diet. I drink plenty of water and eat little sweets.
Laps in 5 minutes 26 in 5
Previous Athletic Experience No other athletic experience besides teaching my boys how to play sports.


BBD-9383 Name Scissor Pit!
Age 29
Children 1 stepson - he's 7
Height 5' 4"
Weight 170ish
Weight before derby 170ish
Started February 2013
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 hours when I go to all practices
Other Workout Not really. I always intend to but following through is another story.
Diet No. I just try to make sure I don't eat too much.
Laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience Played High School Softball and tried a couple other sports growing up.


BBD-9515 Name 1-Trick Pony
Age 31
Children 2 Step-children
Height 5' 7"
Weight 165
Weight before derby Doesn't Matter
Started May 15, 2009
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week At least 4 hours. Wish it were more
Other Workout Cardio, running, weights, biking
Diet It used to be a P90X diet of 1200 to 1500 calories. But pizza and I have unfortunately become quite close.
Laps in 5 minutes 29 laps in 5 min
Previous Athletic Experience 4-years varsity Letterman in basketball. Varsity soccer, softball, longboarding, street hockey

BBD-9404

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Body By Derby: Demolition City Roller Derby

Body By Derby is a figure study of active derby athletes to show the different body types of active skaters and the physical effects derby has on the players. This entry features skaters from Demolition City Roller Derby. More pictures can be found at Cory's website. Get future updates on Facebook by following The Rollergirl Project.
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From Left: GodJilla, Sprintin Tarantino, Flex A. Belle, Marion A. Matrix, 4-Alarm Felon, Shelby N. Pain, O. Snap,
ChasD Belt, Boss A-Train, Stepheree, Bouncing Bettie, Coco Cream-Ahoe, Hurtz Donut, and Tenacious V
 
 
_MG_4327 Name GodJilla
Age 38
Children 1 - Age 15 months
Height 5'2"
Weight No idea-baby weight:)
Weight before derby No idea
Started February 2008
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 6 hours or more
Other Workout

Crossfit, yoga, stairs
Does chasing a baby count?

Diet Not consistently
Laps in 5 minutes No idea
Previous Athletic Experience Soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, biking

 

_MG_4163 Name Sprintin Tarantino
Age 29
Children None
Height 5'1”
Weight 135
Weight before derby 130
Started 2008
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 8 hours
Other Workout CrossFit is my main workout, but I also bike, and run. And if the weather is nice, I skate outside.
Diet Just try to eat as healthy as possible
Laps in 5 minutes 4:20
Previous Athletic Experience Played sports since I was old enough to hit a tee off the stand in baseball. Also played soccer and ran cross country in high school.

 

_MG_4269 Name Flex A. Belle
Age 22
Children None
Height 5' 6"
Weight 130
Weight before derby 135
Started April 2013
Key Position Jammer, Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 6 hours
Other Workout P90X, Cardio, Running
Diet

The see food diet.
I see food and then I eat it.

Laps in 5 minutes 29 laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience Gymnastics, Basketball, softball, Tae Kwon Do, and Track

 

_MG_4413 Name Marion A. Matrix
Age 28
Children Two fur-babies:  Boston and Clara
Height 5' 8”
Weight 227
Weight before derby 220
Started July 2012
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6-8 hours on skates
Other Workout Nothing specific, running and wrestling with my chocolate labs and anything else adventurous that comes along.
Diet Nope. I like to cook at home as opposed to eating out but I cook just like my mom and grandma taught me and try to eat everything in moderation.
Laps in 5 minutes 4:30
Previous Athletic Experience I've played sports my entire life. I started with softball and tumbling, dropped the tumbling after I grew taller than everyone else and stuck with softball and basketball through high school. I also played some volleyball, soccer and tennis along the way.

 

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Name 4-Alarm Felon
Age 34
Children 2 Fur Kids - 5yrs old
Height 5'6"
Weight 172
Weight before derby 185
Started January 2013
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 6hours
Other Workout Weightlifting, Cardio, CrossFit style (firehouse) workouts, recreational softball and soccer.
Diet I try to eat as clean as possible, but also allow myself to cheat every now and then to avoid boredom. Mostly eat lean proteins and veggies, but will throw down on some carbs if left unsupervised :)
Laps in 5 minutes 28.5 laps in 5
Previous Athletic Experience

High School Softball & Soccer (Soccer State Champs woot woot).
Division I College Softball & Soccer at the University of Evansville.
Women's Semi-Pro Tackle Football (4 years)
Guns & Hoses Boxing (2 years)

 

_MG_4353 Name Shelby N Pain
Age 38
Children 3 kids ages 20 & 9 year-old twins
Height 5'9"
Weight 182
Weight before derby 198
Started 2007
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 6 hours
Other Workout Crossfit
Diet I love food! But I try to eat healthy. Vegetables & cake are a good combo, right?
Laps in 5 minutes 31 laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience

High school - Volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics & softball
Post high school - Rec volleyball & softball

 

_MG_4419 Name O. Snap
Age 31
Children None
Height 5' 11"
Weight 188
Weight before derby 175
Started August 2008
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 to 8 hours
Other Workout Running, biking, skating outdoors, some weight-lifting and plyo. Dog walking and dog running and dog chasing too. And rehab. I'm the queen of rehab exercises.
Diet I see food, I eat it. I only try to not eat ALL of the food at once. Portion control is key for me.
Laps in 5 minutes I got them in under 5 when I needed to, and that's good enough for me!
Previous Athletic Experience

I was born with the jock gene, whether I liked it or not. I was tallest in my class until freshman year of high school. In elementary school the gym teacher tried to recruit me for his football team.
I played basketball from the time I could dribble until I graduated college. I played softball up through senior year of high school, then got into it again in co-ed leagues in college and beyond. I also tried volleyball freshman year, and threw shot put and discs in junior high. I have to tell you, being an "experienced athlete" had not prepared me physically or mentally for what I've been through in roller derby. I've learned more about my will power, my physical limits, and myself as a whole in the 5 years I've played derby than I ever did in my 20+ years playing other sports. I recommend sticking your neck out there and trying it to all women, prior athletic experience or not.


 

_MG_4252 Name ChasD Belt
Age 24
Children 1
Height 6'0”
Weight 215
Weight before derby 225
Started January 2009
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 6 hours
Other Workout HIIT Cardio, Weight lifting, Insanity for cardio at times
Diet

I don't have a strict diet.
I cut out all sugars and eat lean meat ( Chicken and Turkey)
Lots of green veggies

Laps in 5 minutes 29 laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience

I played fastpitch softball from the age of 11-18
Then I began derby


 

_MG_4102 Name Boss A-Train
Age 30
Children None
Height 6'1"
Weight 220
Weight before derby 275
Started 2011
Key Position Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 8 hours
Other Workout Cross Fit
Diet A diet is simply what you consume so I dislike the word diet, but no I eat what I want. Steak and potatoes preferably.
Laps in 5 minutes 29 laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience Junior high- softball, volleyball, basketball, and gymnastics.

 

_MG_4208
Name Stepheree
Age 27
Children None
Height 5'10"
Weight 145
Weight before derby 165
Started January 2012
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4 to 6 hours
Other Workout Cross Fit
Diet I love food!
Laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience Soccer and basketball

 

_MG_4390 Name Bouncing Bettie
Age 34
Children 14 and 4 years old
Height 5'10"
Weight 200
Weight before derby 255
Started

January 2013

Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 hours
Other Workout I do crossfit 2-4 days a week
Diet I just watch what I eat
Laps in 5 minutes 27 in 5
Previous Athletic Experience High school cross country, basketball, and track

 

_MG_4314 Name Coco Cream-Ahoe
Age 23
Children None
Height 5'4"
Weight 158
Weight before derby 180
Started April 2011
Key Position Offensive & Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 6 to 8 hrs
Other Workout

Power class and kick boxing before derby.

Time permitting, I workout outside of derby.

Diet None
Laps in 5 minutes 29 laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience Speed team, jam skating team, basketball

 

_MG_4106 Name Hurtz Donut
Age 27
Children 1
Height 5’ 0”
Weight 135
Weight before derby 125
Started 2007
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 hours
Other Workout If running after toddlers counts then yes! I also try to do some yoga or other work outs from home between derby practices.
Diet I've managed to cut out A LOT of the soda I was drinking (I still have one or two on the weekend though) and mostly just try to watch my calorie intake and that I'm getting a good variety of foods.
Laps in 5 minutes 27 laps in 5 min
Previous Athletic Experience Between high school and college I participated in soccer, swim, dive team, cross county, track, and dodge-ball.

 

_MG_4403 Name Tenacious V
Age 36
Children 2 kids, ages 13 & 10
Height 5’ 0”
Weight 146
Weight before derby 150
Started 2012
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 4 to 5+ hours
Other Workout Cardio, biking
Diet None
Laps in 5 minutes 4 min 30-something seconds
Previous Athletic Experience None

 

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