Rachel Zarate #72

Where were you born?
Minneapolis, Minnesota

What is your occupation?
I am an Art therapist / Social Worker - private practice. Years ago I taught English in Bolivia.

How old were you when you first skated?
I was around seven years old.

What college did you attend?
Cornell College in Iowa

Did you practice any other sports in high school or college?
High school soccer & gymnastics

What you would tell a young girl who wanted to play roller derby?
Go for it!!

What is your favorite thing about roller derby?
Skating fast, fitness, empowerment and cool women.

How far you travel to practice?
20-30 minutes

How many days do you practice?
At least two days of roller derby, but I work out other days as well.

Have you played roller derby on other teams?
None, this is my first year!

What is your favorite city in the world?
Minneapolis, Chicago, and La Paz, Bolivia

What is your favorite T.V. show?
Mad Men

And your favorite movie?
Too many good ones.

What you do for charity/volunteering?
I participate in the Neighborhood Giving Project, which provides busy families community service activities and events.

Who would you most like to meet?
Malala Yousafzai

What's hot right now?
Red Hots!

What's not right now?
Big bangs & curly bobs