Twiggy Smalls

Twiggy Smalls

Retired

Personal Stats
Birthday: September 17
Height: 5'-6"
Weight: 120

Awards
2013 Most Likely to Shoot Through the Pac


Skate: Green SureGrips

Cross Training: I only have eyes for derby.

Debut: Appalachian Rollergirls v. Carolina Rollergirls, May 2013

 

Joined CRG: September 2013

Teams You've Played For: Carolina Bootleggers, Raleigh Ruckus, Appalachian Rollergirls

Favorite Location: Dorton Arena.

Favorite Surface: Blood-spattered.

How did you find derby?: Summer 2012, I had to film a bout in Boone for an online newspaper I was working for. I fell in love pretty immediately. Derby looked so therapeutic. I watched one ARG practice after the bout and then bought some skates and gear that weekend. . .

Sports Background: Cross Country/Track

Best Fresh Meat Moment: When I took my first big hit in one of my fist scrimmages. I heard a big, collective "Ohh" like everybody thought I was going to the hospital. I popped back up. I felt fine and kept skating. I think that before then, other skaters thought they had to go easy on me because I was new. After that, I was more medium-rare than fresh meat. It was sort of an initiation.

Favorite Derby Memory: When Roxy Rockett started calling me Smalls instead of Junior.

Likes: Law & Order, blankets fresh from the dryer, small dogs, Vodka Tonics, funny people, Christopher George Latore Wallace.

Dislikes: East Coast/West Coast hip hop feuding. Chill, ya'll.

Derby Heroes: All the Bootleggers!

Name Inspiration: It's partially inspired by Smalls from the movie The Sandlot. "You're killing me, Smalls."

Food Before a Bout: I'll usually shotgun a pizza or two.

If you could have any super power, what would it be? Whatever you call what Mystique from X-Men has.



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