Lucinda Block #38- August Featured Skater

August skater of the month is Lucinda Block! You might want to get out of her way because those blocks are nothing but solid. “Lucy” is a busy woman, but we love when she’s around!

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What made you start derby?

Saw some skaters after a game and I loved them so much I wanted to be one.

What was the hardest part of passing your min skills test?

I took my test 3 times. The first time I failed almost everything. The second time I failed only t stops, so I should have been able to retest just that part, but my league lost the tests. So I had to retest a whole third time. I guess the hardest was the waiting between each test.

How long have you been playing derby?

5 years

What is your favorite part about derby?

My favorite part of derby is how it empowers women. I love watching women come into their own strength by being part of derby.

What is your least favorite part?

The commitment. With a family and 2 jobs and school it’s hard to fit it in.

What is your derby goal for the next year?

My derby goal is to make time for derby.

What do you do for a living?
I’m a High School teacher. I teach Special Education Language Arts to 9th graders.
How old are you?
44

What are your interests outside of derby?
Outside I derby I enjoy working, believe it or not. I love my job so much that it feels like a hobby.

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Lucinda Block #38
Dirty Jersey Roller Derby
Skate hard. Skate harder.

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