#1337 Dr. Who's YerMomma

Secret Identity: "Laurel Jackson Cordell"

What's your day job?

Environmental Engineer

When and how did you get into derby?

I joined in 2013 after watching Kimchi Kollider get into the sport.

How much of your time would you say you dedicate to roller derby (or roller derby related activities) in an average week?

10 hours week (including vet practice, newbie practice, and planning as well as OR events)

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What kind of athletic experience did you have before getting involved with roller derby?

I was active, working out 3 times a week with circuit classes and cardio.

What's the most meaningful lesson you've learned from roller derby?

That sometimes your job is to fail, but that doesn't mean you Don't keep trying.

What advice would you give to a new skater?

You never know if you can do something until you try.

Why is being a Middle Georgia Derby Demon important to you?

It keeps me connected to myself outside of family and work. I have gotten to meet so many awesome people and experience things I never would have expected without these awesome women.

What's one thing you wish everyone understood about this sport?

It is hard, but in the best of ways.

What's on your bout day/practice playlist?

Anything that I can move to, so it has to have a great high tempo.

Who's your derby idol and why?

Brawn Swanson because I love how powerful she is and how awesome her track awareness is.

Favorite post-bout/practice meal?

Hibachi steak and shrimp

Hobbies outside of roller derby?

Displaying, video games, and crafting

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Inspirational quote:
Do not measure your progress by someone else' ruler. 
- Anonymous