Bona Contention

Number: Ten7
Hometown: Shelbyville
Occupation: Research Administration
Position(s): Blocker, Pivot, Relief Jammer
Birthday: November 3rd
Hates: Artificial flavours, boys, cancer, egomaniacs, narrow minds, polyester
Loves: High heels, long strands of pearls, men, music, natural fibers, stinky cheese
Derby Wife: Hellin' Hazard (CCDG, Retired)
Derby Injuries: Bruises both large and unique, face-plant into a concrete wall, plus a torn posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)
Meaning of Your Derby Name: Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
Pre-Bout Ritual(s): Creative visualization & deep breathing
Trademark: Goggles and hip-checks
Favorite. . .
  • ...skate set-up? Riedell 495 boots with Reactor plates, Bones Super 6 Swiss bearings, Heartless Chaser wheels
  • to skate to? Never Gonna Stop Me (Rob Zombie)
  • ...things about derby? Athleticism, camaraderie, strength
  • ...drinks? Bloody Mary, Canada Dry ginger ale, local craft beer, red wine
  • ...foods? Cheeses, fruit, shrimp, steak
  • ...things to do off-track? Acting, cooking, dancing, hiking, kayaking, singing, – plus hanging with my friends and the zoo!
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Favorite Derby Moment(s): Marriage proposal on a paper plate from a fan in Muskegon