Beth Threat

“Something needs to pop.”

Skater name: Beth Threat
Skater number: 23
Position: Blocker
Year you started playing for TXRG: 2011
Years played elsewhere: 2005-2008 Houston Roller Derby
Height: 5’3”
Birthday: January 23rd

Likes: puppies, bad tv, compassion, equality

Dislikes: raw veggies, minivans, selfishness, wastefulness

Occupation? Courier/Office Mom

What is your most impressive derby injury? Double fractured fibula – 2006

Drink of choice at a bar? Strongbow

Hobbies? When I have the time for hobbies other than derby – hiking, kayaking, camping, TRAVELING!

Other sports you have played? Sports? No. Dance and gymnastics? Yes.

How did you get into derby? In January 2004 I had a very Whip It-esque moment that involved Smarty Pants. About a year after that I caught word of roller derby starting up in Houston. I went to my first practice in January 2005, and it was then that I became a founding member of Houston Roller Derby. I skated with HRD for almost four years before moving to Austin in late 2008.

Favorite food? Bacon & cupcakes. Bacon cupcakes?! YES, PLEASE!

Favorite roller derby player? The OGs will always be my favorites. Sparkle Plenty, Buckshot Betsy, Smarty Pants, Bloody Mary, Dinah-mite…just to name a few :)

Who inspires you? My Granddaddy

What are you most thankful for in your life? The love in my life.

How did you pick your derby name? I used to be a bartender…I took a poll.

How has roller derby impacted your life? In so many ways I wouldn’t even know where to begin. I ♥ ROLLER DERBY.

What’s the hardest part of being a rollergirl? Finding time for anything other than being a rollergirl.

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