Featured Skater: Skinner Alive #85

We are kicking off 2014 why featuring one of the greatest skaters in our league. Skinner
Alive has been with ARRG for 3.5 years, and skates with the Twisted Thistles. She is one of our coaches, a star jammer and an amazing blocker.
Skinner is also hugely involved within the league – not only does she head up the sponsorship and advertising committee, but she is also one of the board members. She works hard to keep the league running, alongside training and skater for our A team. She’s a great example of what hard work and dedication can bring, and we all LOVE HER!!
Skinner will skate for her third year in a row for the Skatefast Club
during our home season – tickets on sale now!

Home Team Affiliation:
The Skatefast Club

Joined ARRG in:
June 2010

Favourite position to play:
I love blocking; teamwork and strategy is the best!

Best ARRG memory:
Jumping into the pool with my pals after our 3 wins at ECDX!

Favourite after skate drink/snack:
Basically whatever I can get my hands on.

Worst Derby injury:
Thankfully I’ve been quite lucky and nothing too serious has happened to me. I recently got hit in the face and I burst my nose open. Thank you Pope and Cider for cleaning up my blood – haha!

Best Derby advice:
Practice practice practice

Derby Hero:
Everyone at ARRG is absolutely amazing, there are so many people that I look up to. My board pal, LL Cool Gay is one of those guys that I have so much admiration for. She is determined, committed and the love she has for roller derby and our league just amazes me every day.

What do you do outside of derby:
I seek the good times!

Favourite film of all time:
Gotta love those Christmas films; Home Alone, Elf, Die Hard – YEAH!

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