Are the U.S. teams tougher to play than the Canadian ones?
The U.S. teams are amazingly advanced. They have more competition. There are so many more people in the U.S. and so there’s more people joining roller derby. The athleticism is so insane. It looks like a pretty rough sport. Have you ever been seriously injured? Just some minor bumps and bruises, but nothing that’s ever taken me out. How did you come up with the name Dragstrip Dolly? I’m into cars — I have a few vintage Volkswagens. I hear one is a pink Beetle. Yes, I have a bright pink 1972 Beetle that I’ve raced a little bit on the drag strip — hence the name. And I also have a 1965 Beetle as well. You’ve raced it on the drag strip? How fast can it go? No too fast; enough to get me by. It’s no quarter-mile gem we’ll say. But I love it nonetheless. It’s fun every time. What do you do for a living? I am a registered nurse. I work in pediatrics. I’ve been a nurse for two-and-a-half years now. Your training must come in pretty handy playing roller derby. Yeah. It’s nice that when one of t