Chasing Amy

“They called her Chasing Amy… She was a winner… She was a loser… She was a hustler.”
– from the movie Hustler, 1961

Skater name: Chasing Amy
Skater number: 33
Position: Blocker, Pivot
Years played: 2
Height: 5’2
Birthday: December 29th

Occupation? Are you a mom?
When I’m not on the track I’m chasing Greyson, my three year old son! For my day job, I teach crazy junior high kids math.

Who is your favorite band/musician/group?
Anything rock and roll!

What is your most impressive derby injury?
A broken leg last season

Drink of choice at a bar?
Ask me at the after party. You’re buying, right?!

Riding my bike around town

Other sports you have played?
I was a gymnast back in the day

When did you start skating? OR How did you get into derby?
In 2005 I was in NYC and saw the Gotham Girls skate–at that moment I know I had to get into derby. It wasn’t until 2009 that I actually started with the Rec-n-Rollerderby league and then tried out for the Texas Rollergirls last season.

What are you most thankful for in your life?
My son.

How has roller derby impacted your life?
Three nights a week I get to skate with the most amazing women I’ve ever known! Derby is the one place that I can be myself.

What’s the hardest part of being a rollergirl?
All the time and dedication it takes to make Texas Rollergirls awesome

First thing you do after a derby bout:
Rush home to get all dressed up for the after party

Would you like to brag about your skates?
No! I need new ones!

Most memorable experience you’ve had with a fan:
In London when fans came up to us and wanted our autographs and knew who we were by name!

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