(crédit photos: Alice Beaubien)
Derby Name: 2pack shaker
Bio: I discovered roller derby while I was on vacation in the US, and two weeks later I bought skates and signed up for bootcamp. I’m not an athletic type of girl, but I love suffering for derby.
Catchphrase: I’m sorry!
Likes: Arts, my dog Winston, potatoes
Dislikes: eggs and western movies
Derby Name: AlicHe
Bio: Two years at Roller Derby Québec, my promotion won the fresh and furious in 2016, photogapher of MTLRD since march 2019.
Height: 6ft, 182cm
Catchphrase: Who tries nothing receives nothing
Likes: Poutine, cinema and cats
Dislikes: Wheels in butt
Derby Name: Artax Forever
Bio: A piece of fresh meat from the 2019 Bootcamp. First year doing roller derby. She is a Capricorn and loves moonlit walks on the beach.
Catchphrase: You rock, rock. Nobody rocks like this rock sits. The rock just sits there and is, and that’s what we need.
Likes: Cats, burritos, tacos, soccer
Dislikes: When something falls on the ground
Derby Name: Block to the future
Bio: BTTF is a derby baby fresh out of bootcamp. The secret of her positivity is maybe that she saw what awaits her in the future… A Delorean would be useful!
Height: Very tall in bunny scale
Catchphrase: You shall not pass
Likes: Nature, ska, joy…oh yeah and video games
Dislikes: Mornings -_-
Derby Name: Cat Sup
Bio: Fell in love watching Derby in 2014, but never picked it up until 2019 :3 Super newbie but the sport is exactly like Fencing…except people hit you…really hard….and it feels nice. uwu
Likes: Playing anime fighting games (PLAY GUILTY GEAR :3). Watching anime, my cat, sleeping.
Dislikes: Being inconsiderate, not having enough time >:C, loud noises
Derby Name: DreadZilla
Bio: I started Derby in 2018, and after going through bootcamp twice, I’m very proud to finally be fresh meat on Smash Squad! Life makes much more sense while rolling, especially when turning left ;)
Height: five feet five
Likes: pure and simple immaterial pleasures.
Dislikes: The f*cking capitalist system, money, and all the values related to that.
Derby Name: Glitter Bomb
Bio: Derby is the first sport that really vibes with me! I’m freaking out, I love it! I am a Hufflepuff, I have 2 cats and I always have glitter, a smile and a positive attitude :)
Height: Just tall enough!
Catchphrase: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
Likes: Cats, wine, derby and Harry Potter
Dislikes: Your negative attitude!
Derby Name: Http Error
Bio: Freash meat from the 2019 Bootcamp. I was in the need for some “relaxing me time” ?
Height: 167 cm
Catchphrase: Change is the only constant of my Universe
Likes: I like too many things to make a list. I am not good at being concis, and I would look like a terrible parent if I wrote “gin” right next to “my children.”
Dislikes: Climatosceptics, flat-earthers, Trump, pedophiles, the really bad drivers that don’t look in their mirrors, tequila, the terrible two, the fucking four… Finally I am good at making lists.
Derby Name: La Gata Cristi
Bio: I’ve never been a sports person. More like a nap after aperitif person. I’ve discovered a passion for roller derby and I surprised myself doing burpees and squats at nap time. La Gata se despierta!
Height: 171 cm
Likes: Grandma stuff: making preserves, knitting and crocheting while drinking michelada.
Derby Name: Meanie Van
Position: Front of the pack
Bio: A mean all-season, versatile, 4-wheel drive! Can withstand high impact collisions, has advanced safety features, rust-proof and ready to roll!
Catchphrase: Vroom vroom
Likes: Fresh Pavement
Dislikes: Traffic Jams
Derby Name: NOT NICE
Bio: I used to give penalties, now I try to avoide getting them…
Height: Too tall even when I try to get low
Catchphrase: I’ll sleep tomorow
Likes: Discovering new chip flavours!
Dislikes: Not being able to finish my knitting projets..
Derby Name: Zom’beer
Bio: The little French girl who just arrived in Montreal in September. I played roller derby for a year for a small team in France in 2017/2018.
Catchphrase: If there’s life, there’s hope.
Likes: Zombies, Beer, cheese, cooking, Books
Dislikes: Endive swith ham
Derby Name: Conasse La Barbare
Position: Head Coach
Bio: From super fan to player, to ref, to coach. I eat derby for breakfast. It is my 7th year as a coach and first one as head coach for MTLRD.
Likes: Animals and alcohol