#451º Spitfire

Secret Identity: "Kristin Wright"

What's your day job?

Science teacher

When and how did you get into derby?

I started my derby adventure in January 2018. I was looking for a way to step outside my comfort zone and challenge myself.

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

15 hours

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

Dancer, flow artist and long distance runner.

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

I am stronger than I think.

What advice would you give to a new skater?

Don't give up!

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

Being a Middle Georgia Derby Demon is important to me because I love the physical and mental challenge of derby. I also really love being around a team of strong, supportive people.

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

I wish everyone understood how physically demanding derby is.

What's on your bout day/practice playlist?

A teammate made a 5 minute playlist for timed laps, and one of the last songs was the "Eye of the Tiger" song from Rocky. Ever since then, that song gets stuck in my head when I am getting ready for practice.

Who's your derby idol and why?

My teammates are my derby idols.

Favorite post-bout/practice meal?

My boyfriend's homemade spicy spaghetti.

Hobbies outside of roller derby?

Video games, dancing, fire performance, and hooping.

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Inspirational quote:
The ultimate answer to life, the universe and everything is...42!
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy