Skater of the Month: Carma Getya

18 Dec

 

Carma

Carma Getya #29A

  1. Real name:  Stacey Crafford
  2.  Tell us about your derby name: It was given to me by a friend.  It was one of her derby name choices.  I liked the name.  I’ve always believed in Karma.
  3. Age: 43
  4. Current town and hometown:  Currently living in Union, I grew up in Waterville, Maine.
  5. Occupation: Personnel Clerk at the Maine State Prison
  6. How long have you been skating:Two years with RCR. Before that I skated for a year or so in the early 80’s.
  7. Why derby: I went to see RCR play their first game. It looked like a really fun way to get in shape.
  8. What’s been the most challenging aspect of derby so far? What’s your achilles heel, so to speak: I’ve had so many challenges in derby is hard to pick just one.  My physical fitness, or lack there of is a big one. Before derby I got no exercise and had a sedentary job for many years.
  9. Most fun and rewarding part of derby: Feeling like I’m a part of a really great group of people.
  10. Other sports/hobbies/interests: I’ve never really played sports. I like to cooking and love to travel.

 

Skater of the Month: Scarlet Runner Mean

18 Nov

Scarlet Runner Mean

Scarlet Runner Mean #34

1. Real name:  Steph Almasi

2.  Tell us about your derby name:  I’m a plant person & a runner. My name is a play on a lovely vine- the Scarlet runner bean

3. Age:  34

4. Current town and hometown:   Live in Rockland grew up in Bath, ME

5. Occupation: landscape gardener and part time bartender

6How long have you been skating: 2 years

7Why derby:  it’s the awesomest, most fun ever

8. What’s been the most challenging aspect of derby so far?  Letting go. 

What’s your achilles heel, so to speak: agility and keeping up with all the rules

9.  Most fun and rewarding part of derby: being part of such an amazing and supportive league

10. Other sports/hobbies/interests: running, hiking, skiing, swimming, beaching, gardening and working outdoors

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