Leeroy Spankins

Started in Derby: 09/2011

Joined Storm City: 08/2017

What is the significance of your derby name and number?
LET’S DO THIS! LEEEEROOOOY SPAAAANKINS!!!! (If you get it, you’re a nerd.)

What do you do when you are not skating?
Sing opera, play dungeons and dragons, cosplay, read, watch Disney movies, play with my cat.

What made you decide to join roller derby?
A really cool skater told me I had the attitude for it so I gave it a try, and I fell in love with it instantly.

What keeps you motivated to keep skating?
The self – esteem I get from skating, the empowerment, the good exercise, and the FUN! Also, when I feel demoralized, VanCougar.

What is the best advice you would give to someone who wants to join derby or what was the best advice given to you?
Don’t think you can’t for any reason. Just try it, and don’t give up. We all fall a lot when we start, but you’ll make it

If you had six months with no obligations or financial constraints, what would you do with the time?
Travel the whole world, eat lots of good food, get my PhD in cognitive neuroscience. Adopt too many cats.

What is your favorite ’90’s song and why?
Lithium by Nirvana, because it just makes a lot of sense to me.

Name three interesting/ random facts about yourself.

  • I am obsessed with ducks and I collect rubber duckies.
  • I have over 50 Disney VHS tapes.
  • My favorite job ever was scooping ice cream.

Seasons 2017, 2018