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Disaster Bates #407

"Let’s get busy."

Hometown: Carbondale, IL
Derby Position: blocker/pivot

How did you get into derby?
Going back to school later in life took all of my focus and energy for years. I needed to get back to doing things for fun, with people who inspire and motivate me. I heard about this derby league, and it was exactly what I was looking for.

Why the Outfit?
Self-determination was something I embraced at an early age, having grown up in the punk/DIY scene. The world doesn’t always have what you want, so you have to create it yourself. I appreciate that about the Outfit. I also wore nothing but black for years - so it is an easy aesthetic to embrace.