Birthday: October 28, 1988
Height: 5 2 1/2
Hometown: Greenwood IN
Signature move: the Gitsi shuffle (just me stamping my feet at the jammer line.)
Injuries from skating: none
What was your first car?
What do you do for a living?:
barista @ Strange Brew coffee house
What are the names of your pets, and what are they?
What do you like to do outside of derby?
hike, camp, snowboard, play drums, drink lots of coffee, photography, paint, recycle.
Were you a troublemaker as a kid?
Yes, usually got in trouble with kicka because we were building something we weren’t suppose to. Or creating some crazy sport like trash can bowling.
As an adult?
I am not a trouble maker, working in a small community everyone knows you.
What/ Who inspires you?
well Joan of Dark, I don’t think she sleeps, shes taught me that if there’s something in the world that I want or that I want to do that I can do it!
What is the meaning behind your derby name?
I am ‘itsy’ and when I was younger I use to graffitti and my tag name Gitsi, I liked the name and wanted to take the name with me.
What advice would you give to anyone looking to make it in the real world?
you have to just keep going threw it no matter how hard. It’s life and it’s hard for everyone so buck up and do it!
What’s your favorite inspirational quote?
at fifty everyone has the face they deserve…Orwell
What kind of wheels do you skate on?
sugar sweets orange
Tailbone protector or padded shorts?
Neither I am a risk taker!
Most surprising thing about me?
I have been on TLC, the BBC, CNN, all the local stations, and I am on Netflix.