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Despicable Mia

Despicable Mia

Despicable Mia

What is your skater name and number?

Despicable Mia 999

What is the significance of your name and number?

Just a take on the movie title "Despicable Me". To me my number 999 means "evil and a half".

What is your athletic background?

None. I was the quite, shy girl who played in the high school marching band. July 2012 was the first time I put on an athletic jersey when I geared up to take the track with the Flying Aces.

What do you enjoy during your downtime? Outside interests?

Are there non-derby interests? And what is this downtime?

Are there any life lessons that you’ve learned playing roller derby?

I've learned so many lessons. But the most valuable has been that I am much stronger than I give myself credit for.

Dislikes? What drives you crazy?

Hmmm. If I tell you you'll just torture me with them. I'm gonna pass on this one.

What is your hometown?

Plattsmouth, Nebraska

What is your motto, favorite quotes, or words to live by?

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius

"Never too old, never too late, never too sick, never too bad to start from scratch and begin again." - Bikram Choudhury

What are the top 3 items on your bucket list?

Visit the Galapagos Islands; attend a Super Bowl; attend a summer Olympics