September 2015 Junior Skater of the Month


Photo by Tough Girls on Eight Wheels

Photo by Tough Girls on Eight Wheels

What is your skate name, number, and age?
EllieGator, #422, Age 9.

How did you choose your derby name and number?
EllieGator sounds like “Alligator” and the number is my birthday.
How long have you been skating?
2½ years.
How did you start playing roller derby?
I saw derby girls at the North Hollywood farmers market and they looked cool.
Do you have any hobbies in addition to playing roller derby?
Yes, acting, singing, dancing, sleeping and eating.
What position do you play or enjoy the most?
Jammer and jamming!
What do you love best about roller derby? Most fun memory?
Most fun memory are the noodle fights. I love that we get to travel!
What do your school friends and family think of you playing roller derby?
They think I’m strong and it is cool!
What would you tell other girls/kids if they asked you about roller derby? 
You get to have fun and you fall down a lot and you get to make friends.
Do you ever worry about getting hurt while playing roller derby?
Have you travelled anywhere fun or far away to play with your team?
Yes!! Vegas!!!
Do you do anything fun with your teammates off skates?
Yes! Sleepovers and get chocolate blueberries from Cha Cha Glide!!!

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