Dutch Mess #916

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Name: Chelsae Scarlett Rose Brouwer

Nickname: Chelly, Smokie, Dutch, Dutchie

What’s the origin of your name? I am part Dutch, so I figured I’d pick something Dutch related. Dutch Mess is actually a really good traditional salad…go figure.

Number: 916

What does your number mean? It’s the area code for the greatest place ever, ahem…Sacramento area, California

Team: All-Star’s and B-Team

What position do you play? Jammer

How long have you been skating? 11 months

When did you join derby? On April 3rd, 2011

How did you get involved in derby? I just happen to come to the rink one day when I moved back, and saw fliers for derby.

Signature move: Not quite sure I have one…yet!

What role do you play behind the scenes? I help with bout production, and try to attend as many functions as my schedule allows!

Pre-bout ritual: I pretty much don’t have one, I sleep and stretch it out in the morning and before the game then I’m good to go go go.

Motivational quote: “Do Work!!!”

Derby heroes: Suzy Hotrod, Mean Burrito, Lulu Lockjaw

What makes you have instant respect for a derby skater? If they show dedication, and work hard.

What do you do outside of derby? I work 2 going on 3 jobs and go to school full-time.

Favorite derby moment so far? Probably when I scrimmaged with The Magic City Misfits, I was pretty stoked for sure about that. Also when I made the All-Star Team.

Favorite derby teams? Sacred City, Oly Rollers, Gotham

If you could remove one penalty from the game what would it be? I actually like it how it is, now if I could remove a penalty that only I could do…then we’re talkin’

What advice would you like to give up and coming derby players? Work hard, show dedication, practice hard, play harder…do work, get respect. Never ever, give up..no one likes a quitter…especially me.

Derby awards? I got a future jammer award!

Where are you from? California most recently I consider it my home. Also I’m from Indiana, Iowa, Arizona, Alabama, 3 different parts of Arkansas.

How long have you lived here? Well this time, it’s been a little over a year since being back from California.

What keeps you here? Derby, and school mainly.

Animals? I have two cats, two dogs and a horse.

Family? I have family, and they live here in Arkansas.