Name: X-Sting-Ya

Nickname: X

What’s the origin of your name? When I first started Fresh Meat I started thinking of names with my Fresh Meat partner in crime Kelsee, and she actually came up with it, wanted something that kinda went with Kristina.


What does your number mean? This number is my mothers birthday, she passed away three years ago, and I know if she was here she would be cheering me along and saying how crazy she thinks I am.

Team: NWA B-Team

What position do you play? Still working on that?

How long have you been skating? I started very young, and grew up in a small town where all we had was a skating rink. Decided to tie my laces back up in August 2011.

When did you join derby? October 2011

How did you get involved in derby? I recently moved back to AR in May, one day I googled AR Roller Derby and that was it, went to a Open Skate and met Stomp N Ash, and now here I am.

Signature move: Still figuring it out.

Derby heroes: All NWARD, you girls ROCK!!

What makes you have instant respect for a derby skater? They are tough as nails, but sweet as can be!

What do you do outside of derby? I am a Sr. Leasing Consultant for Stone Manor Condos, and a mother to a ornery 5 year old and a full time aunt to a 10 year old. I try to hike when I can and hang out with my friends and family.

Favorite derby moment so far? Practices! Everyone is so helpful, I am thrilled to be a part of this.

Favorite derby teams? After Nationals, I have to say Gotham Girls!

What advice would you like to give up and coming derby players? You will know if this is for you, and if it is just stay committed!

Where are you from? Born in PA, but grew up in Gravette, AR.

How long have you lived here? Recently moved back after being gone for 7 years!

What keeps you here? My family and friends.

Animals? 2 Yorkies. Tyson Grant and Taylor Mae and one little Betta name Rex.

Family? My dad, my two sisters, and 4 beautiful nieces! My mother most of all watching over us everyday! I’m a lucky girl!