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Shreveport-Bossier CIty, LA

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Mariska the Barbarian - 9355

What is the origin of your derby name and/or number?

It connects me to my viking roots and sounds super scary when said. As for my number, it's my mom's, sister's and my birthday together.

What teams have you played with?

Twin City Roller Derby

How/when did you discover derby?

When I was 16, I saw the movie "Whip It" and I was in love.

How has derby impacted your life?

Derby has brought me out of a lot of dark places. The friendships I've made are amazing. This community of people accept you as you are.

What derby positions do you enjoy playing?

I love being a Brick-Wall Blocker!

Do you have a personal goal for this year?

Take names and kick some s$$!

What advice do you have for new skaters?

Get down with your quadness!!

What are your non-derby hobbies?

Believe it or not, I sew, crochet and make some mean sugar cookies.

What is your day job?

I am a Vampire (phlebotomist)!!! Mwhahahah!!!

Final thoughts ...

What happens at the taco truck stays at the taco truck!