Amy Hanson #87

Where were you born?
Piqua, OH

What do you consider your hometown?
Park Ridge, IL

Current Occupation
Environmental Protection Specialist with the Federal Aviation Administration

How old were you when you first skated?
I was 7

What college did you attend?
Carroll University

Did you practice any other sports in high school or college?
Snowboarding, golf, swimming, bicycle racing

What you would tell a young girl who wanted to play roller derby?
Lace up your skates, push aside your fears, and get yourself a good helmet!

What is your favorite thing about roller derby?
It provides a competitive environment that involves speed and team work with a rush of endorphins.

How far you travel to practice?
30 minutes

What has been the best roller derby game you have played?
Against the PA All Stars at Cicero in 2014.

Have you played roller derby on other teams?
Before Red Hots, I used to play with the Windy City Rollers

What is your favorite city in the world?
Chicago

What is your favorite T.V. show?
Vikings

And your favorite movie?
2001

What you do for charity/volunteering?
I raise money for the American Cancer Society every year for the Walk and Roll (over $1000 two years ago), for my dog's birthday we raise money for Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control and the Canine Cancer Foundation, and I participate in fundraisers for my niece Scarlett who has SMA.

Who would you most like to meet?
Marie Curie

What's hot right now?
Red Hots!

What's not right now?
Drama