Featured Members: The Walking Shred & Suzie Shank: September 2015

Featuring two skaters from separate leagues but they are SISTERS! Cool!

The Walking Shred

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Derby Name: The Walking Shred
Number: 666
AKA: Brenda Shred
League: The Wharf City rollers
Team: Twisted Sisters
Position: Blocker

Q: When did you first hear about roller derby on PEI?

A: I heard about roller derby from my sister (Sarah Shred) when she joined.

Q: What attracted you to roller derby?

A: I always liked watching it.

Q: When did you join?

A: I joined roller derby last September.

Q: Any advice for people who may be interested in joining?

A: I say join it, you will not be disappointed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Suzie Shank

Derby name: Suzie Shank
Number: 14
AKA: Sarah Shred
League: Bootleg City Roller Derby
Team: Bootleg Betties
Position: Blocker

Q: When did you first hear about roller derby on PEI?

A: I first heard of derby from 2 of my friends that went to the first meeting on PEI. From that point on, I was on the derby train.

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Q: What attracted you to roller derby?

A: What attracted me to derby was the sense of community. It’s amazing how you go from playing against a team, to laughing and partying afterwards.

Q: When did you join?

A: I joined in 2011.

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Q: What is your favorite part of the sport?

A: My favorite part of derby is the people.

Q: What is your day job?

A: Arbonne Independent Consultant.

Q: How has roller derby changed your life?

A: The sport has allowed me to meet new people and create new friendships along the way. It has also forced me to push myself for which I am grateful.

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Q: Do you have any derby goals for 2015?

A: As of right now my 2015 derby goals are kind of up in the air.

Q: Any advice for people who may be interested in joining?

A: My advice to people. When you fall, get back up and skate harder.

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