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Published on November 21st, 2011 | by DerbyLife

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Meet Team England: El Visous

Name: el VISIOUS 138

League Affiliation: Nottinghams Hellfire Harlots

Years Skating: 5 yrs

DL: What was your previous athletic background, if any?

EV: Kickboxing since the age of 9, always sporting.

DL: Why did you want to be on Team England?

EV: I challenged myself to try out and work my hardest to gain a place on the Team, I have a good understanding of roller derby and experience under my belt so went for it. Hard work pays.

DL: How did you feel when you found out you had made it as one of the top 20 skaters?

EV: Awesome, I was so excited. Found out as i was flying to rollercon with Feral Fairy. Next thought was hope my school allow me the time off, which they are :) phew.

DL: Which skater inspires you most, and why?

EV: This is a hard questions, my harlots are inspirational as they work their socks off, I remember Helen Wheels (Sherif shutyour pie hole) visiting LRG years ago, she was so awesome that inspired me. Various LRG inspire me, Raw Heidi who was an ace captain, Slice Andice who shared her pivot skills to help me get to where I am today. Re-animather as she looks so graceful in the pack and her jumps are amazing. Suzyhot hot the bod to die for.

DL: Do you have any advice for skaters just starting out?

EV: Get fit! core fitness…. if you know me you’ll know I bleat on and on about this. Learn the game, strategy before getting too wrapped up in hitting and finally learn to hit with lower body first, puts you in better sted than trying shoulder hits 2 feet from the opposition.

You can follow Team England on Twitter (@TeamEnglandRD), facebook, or visit their website if you’re interested in helping contribute funds to individual skaters or all of Team England to help them get to the 2011 World Cup.

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