Known for her amazing skate faces, and amazing personality, meet Jerzey Derby Brigades’ “Skater of the Month”
How did you first get involved in roller derby?
1. When my husband and I first moved to NJ I did not know a lot of people and decided to go on the internet to see if I could find a women’s sports team. Roller derby popped up in the search engine and I decided to go see what it was all about. I was hooked from the beginning and never looked back.
What does your derby name mean?
2. I am originally from California and my name is Kate. Even though I live in NJ my heart will always be in California.
What is your favorite position to play?
3. My favorite position is pivot-blocker. The pivot on the track calls out the plays and is the voice on the track. You have to be stable on your skates, be able to hit, call out plays and have eyes behind your head. It is an awesome position!
Have you gotten any really gnarly injuries or bruises?
4. Nope no gnarly bruises yet, but hopefully soon!
How does roller derby make you feel?
5. Roller derby makes me feel ECSTATIC !
What do you want people to know about roller derby?
6. Roller derby is not just about skating, it is full of heart and dedication. The more love you put into it the more love you get back. I have made the most amazing friends and I consider them like my second family!