Bettie Shotgun

Name: Bettie Shotgun.

Nickname: Bettie,Bettie Shotpun.

What’s the origin of your name? I love sewing pinup clothing and I’ve always been in love with Bettie Page!


What does your number mean? It’s my area code from Joplin,Mo

Team: B-team!

What position do you play? Jammer,blocker and friend!

How long have you been skating? I’ve been skating for about 9 months now.

When did you join derby? July of 2011.

How did you get involved in derby? I was getting coffee one day and ran into Cosmic and she gave me a flyer for fresh meat.

Signature move: BEANDIP!

What role do you play behind the scenes? I bring the life to the party!

Pre-bout ritual: freak out,get dressed,listen to lady gaga and kick some butt!

Motivational quote:You’re the best! Around! Nothing’s gonna ever keep you down.-Joe Esposito

Derby heroes: Bonnie Thunders,derby wife and my team.

What makes you have instant respect for a derby skater? It’s hard not to, derby skaters take hard hits and get back up on the rink and also in life.

What do you do outside of derby? When I’m not playing derby I’m making vintage clothing!

Favorite derby moment so far? The first time I ever scrimmaged I got lead jammer.

Favorite derby teams? Can I say my team?

If you could remove one penalty from the game what would it be? None, I like keeping my arms and legs.

What advice would you like to give up and coming derby players? Learn how to take a hit and not care about it and never stop skating!

Derby awards? Some day!

Where are you from? Joplin, MO

How long have you lived here? 4 years!

What keeps you here? My lovely life.

Animals? The best dog ever! Cupcakers!!!!

Family? No I was raised by birds.