USA Roller Sports

Apr 08 Christina Fritz, AKA "Hockey Honey"

April 08, 2013, 5:34 p.m. (ET)

Christina FritzChristina Fritz, AKA "Hockey Honey", is featured as the USARS Derby Spotlight athlete for April.  Christina currently serves on the USARS Board of Directors. She has an extensive skating background in Roller Hockey and enjoys using her background to help train other derby skaters and teams. Hockey Honey competed at the inaugural USARS National Championships in December of 2012 and helped her team to a silver medal finish.



Personal website/journal/web log (blog) address: www.facebook.com/hockeyhoney

 

Occupation & current employer:  Office Manager-Skateworld San Diego, Marketing Manager, Womens Sports-Powerslide    

 

Career goals: To keep skating a part of my life!

 

Current league: San Diego Roller Derby

 

Derby name & number: Hockey Honey 7

 

Years involved in derby: 5

 

Coaches name: B.STANG

 

Favorite derby position (blocker, pivot, jammer): I am all defense, but occasionally I will throw on the pivot panty to change it up a bit.

 

When did you begin skating: back in 1998 in Santa Cruz

 

Fondest memory of skating: The best memory I have of skating was when I used to make up skating routines to Celine Deon....(oh yeah I was that girl)

 

Future goals you hope to obtain as a skater: I want to help Roller Derby and Roller Hockey get in the Olympics

 

Christina FritzAwards, honors and statistics received in roller sports: 

2012 WFTDA Nominated-DNN Blocker of the Year

2012 WFTDA Championships- Silver Medal

2012 USARS Championships-Silver Medal

 

2011 WFTDA Championships-Silver Medal

2011 WFTDA Championships- All Tournament Team

2011 Nominated-DNN Blocker of the Year

2011 NW All Star Team


Other sports you currently participate in: Used to be an Ice and Roller Hockey player

 

Who is your favorite sports figure: Michael Phelps

 

List your hobbies: Reading

 

What music do you listen to during training or competition? Kesha is my guilty pleasure, otherwise I go old school and listen to Jock Jams and Eminem

 

What makes you a unique and special person: My undying love for skating

 

Favorite food before a competition: Bananas and Bagels

 

Favorite movie: Star Wars and Slap Shot

 

Most prized possession: My maltese puppy Jammer

 

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Dedicated

 

Anything else you would like us to know about you: I always place the number 7 right under my right eye as a shout out to the 2nd Rollerball which was my only introduction to derby prior to joining Dallas Derby Devils back in ’08


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