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Sugar Bandit #AK35

What's the story behind your derby name?
I love sugar more than anyone else I know. You should leave your candy unattended......Ha ha ha ha

What's the story behind your derby number?
AK stands for Amy Kathleen. 35 has always been my favorite number. I love that it sounds like a gun.

When did you join Renegade Derby Dames?
Fall 2013

Had you ever played roller derby before joining RDD?
I had absolutely no experience.

What (if any) skating experience did you have before joining RDD?
I couldn't even stand up on my skates without falling down.

Why did you join?
I joined because I needed some me time, and some exercise.

What's the best thing about being a derby girl?
There are so many awesome things about derby. I love that I'm constantly meeting new people and learning something new every time.

What do you do in your non-derby life?
I'm a busy Wife and Mother of two teenagers and I also Foster Infants. I love camping, biking, snowboarding, and wakeboarding with my family.

What is your most memorable derby moment?
My most memorable derby moment was my first game. I realized that I really was ready to play and that felt awesome!

What is your derby goal/dream?
My goals are to try my hardest, to help teach others, and to improve my skills.

Who is your favourite skater/derby idol?
It's hard to pick a favorite skater because I'm such a newbie. I just look up to all those amazing ladies that have tought me everything I know.