Saturday, October 19, 2013

Rollergirls of Central Kentucky

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 Rollergirls of Central Kentucky. More pictures can be found at Cory's website.  Get future updates on Facebook by following ClayMan Photography.

From left: Kitty O' Doom, Beatrich Bombhoeffer, Junk Drawer, Sugar Shock, and Honey Bunny

IMG_6877 Name Kitty O' Doom
Age 35
Children None
Height 5’5”
Weight 148
Weight before derby 260
Started 2007
Key Position Jammer
Offensive Blocker
Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 7 hours
Other Workout Distance Running
Diet Nope (Other than counting calories)
Lap Time
Previous Athletic Experience None

IMG_6792 Name Beatrich Bombhoeffer
Age 32
Children None
Height 5'6"
Weight 150
Weight before derby 137
Started August 2012
Key Position Offensive Blocker
Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 4-6 Hours
Other Workout Distance running and cycling. Swimming, hiking, cardio at the gym and cross-training (body weight strength training).
Diet Try to be overall healthy and balanced. Plant based diet with lean proteins. Plus cookies ... cannot say no to cookies.
Lap Time 31 laps in 5 minutes
Previous Athletic Experience Distance runner. Swimmer.
Triathlons are my next athletic goal.

IMG_6887 Name Junk Drawer
Age 32
Children None
Height 5’8”
Weight 178
Weight before derby 270
Started 2009
Key Position Jammer, Offensive Blocker, Defensive Blocker
Practice time per week 7 hours with ROCK and 2 to 3.5 hours with the juniors team The Pebbles
Other Workout Yes - aim for 3-4 days a week of weight lifting and conditioning.
Also, recently learned to hula hoop. =)
Diet Gave up sweets a year ago. I aim for 2300 or so healthy calories per day.
I use a Body Media armband and My Fitness Pal to keep myself accountable.
Lap Time 27 in 4:36
Previous Athletic Experience I played soccer through childhood and avoided running as much as possible
A picture of Junk Drawer from a year ago can be found here courtesy of Scott Birdwhistell.

IMG_6850 Name Sugar Shock
Age 35
Children None
Height 5'5"
Weight 140
Weight before derby 125
Started February 2008
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 5-7 hours
Other Workout I lift weights and do HIIT.
Diet I try to fill my body with lots of lean protein and dairy.  But I don't deny myself good food.  I never met a donut I didn't like. 
Lap Time 25 laps in 3:49
Previous Athletic Experience None

IMG_6817 Name Honey Bunny
Age 29
Children None
Height 5'6''
Weight 115
Weight before derby 110
Started 2009
Key Position Jammer
Practice time per week 6
Other Workout Cycling and some strength training
Diet Vegetarian
Lap Time 27 in 4:08
Previous Athletic Experience None!  This is my first real sport.



  1. super badass women

  2. Pretty sure Junk Drawer is my new idol :) Hula hoops are way hard lol
    Derby love,
    Lady Lucy-Fear

  3. Junk Drawer,
    I aspire to be like you...thank you from the bigger gals!
    Snarlin Darlin (Currently 6-2, 295lbs)