What is your Roller Derby Name?
The Ruth Fairy
What is your alter ego? (i.e. what do you do when you aren’t on the track)
I’m a junior doctor.
How did you find out about roller derby?
I needed a new hobby after many failed attempts at trying to take up new things-so grateful I discovered roller derby.
Who are your favourite team?
Aside from obviously the Harlots I have a soft spot for all the teams I’ve skated with-Leeds Roller Dolls, Dolly Rockit Rollers and a bit of time as a guest with Auld Reekie.
What is your worst / best Roller Derby Injury to date?
Faceplanting and worrying I’d broken my nose during a trip to rollerworld.
What three essential pieces of advice would you give to someone looking to get involved in Roller Derby for the first time?
- Listen to the coaches and don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions.
- Be patient and keep trying.
- Try not to be frustrated by others seeming to progress faster than you, think about how much you’ve achieved already.