From the article: "The sport is fast, physically exhausting and requires thinking about strategy in the middle of it all, but St. Marie, of Buena Vista Township, said those challenges are exactly why she keeps coming back to the rink for more.
“The biggest thing that’s kept me here so long is playing offense and defense at the same time,” she said. “You’re constantly switching directions within a matter of 40 feet on the track, within seconds. And by the time you think about what needs to happen, you’re already doing it. I love the intensity of it.” "
We are excited to announce the skater of the month for April is....Out-Break "St.Marie" Meggo!
Name and Number: Out-Break "St.Marie" Meggo #17
Team (s): All-Stars and Maidens of Mayhem
Years Playing: 6.5
Job in League: WFTDA Representive, current All-Star Captain
What is your preferred position: Jammer/Pivot
What is you pre-derby athletic experience: Roller Hockey, Softball, Field Hockey. (Been a life long athlete)
Do you have a pre-game ritual: I don't really have one. My skates and gear go on just like any other day. I'll toss on some music and just skate around dancing and working on my footwork and stops.
What are the highlights from your derby career: I was voted as one of the 2012 Mid-Atlantic All-Stars, Skating with/against some of the top skaters in roller derby at Team USA tryouts. Representing the state of NJ on the New Jersey All Stars for all 3 of their seasons.. And, of course, finally getting to wear that pink patch for SPRD!
What’s on your breakfast sandwich: Bacon, eggs, and ch...