Erin Breakabitch

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Erin Breakabitch #38

What is the origin of your derby name/persona?

A play of the bad ass Erin Brockovich

What year did you join TRG?

2006

Primary position?

No primary positions these days, I play wherever I am needed. 

What do you do outside of roller derby?

I do Outreach for the Big Bend Homeless Coalition’s Advocates for Veteran Housing Program. 

Prior athletic background?

I have participated in activities and played sports my entire life. When I was young I dabbled in dance, gymnastic, basketball, and then eventually landed in soccer and softball (which I played throughout high school). Once I got to college I played IM flag football and then discovered the great sport of roller derby!

How did you get into roller derby?

The show Rollergirls on A&E introduced roller derby to me, and I instantly fell in love. 

What is an unexpected way derby has impacted your life?

It is because of derby, and the connections that I have made, that I have my job and found my way into the field of social work. 

What is one piece of advice you would give to newer league members or those who are thinking about joining roller derby?

DO IT! I promise you won’t regret it. It will forever change you physically, mentally, and emotionally! You will gain some of the best friends you will ever have through it.