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Coach Panda

Skater of the Month: Pandamonium

Posted on March 11th, by demonic in Skater of the Month. 1 Comment

How did you find out about/get into roller derby?

After graduating college in 2005, most of my friends moved away and I was looking for something new to be involved with. I read an article in a newspaper about the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls and thought I would give it a try. I joined the B.A.D. Girls in January of 2006 and skated with them until December of 2008. During the 2007 season I started coaching the Silicon Valley Roller Girls. After retiring from skating with the B.A.D. Girls I went on just coaching SVRG.

What kind of skating skills or athletic abilities did you have before starting derby?

I had almost no skating skills prior to joining derby. I skated on super heavy artistic skates with bald wheels and huge toe stops when I first started out. It goes to show ... Read More »