Fun with the Furies

Derby name ?

Rammy Lammy #999

League/TeamRammy Lammy

Western Mass Furies

What got you in to derby?

A friend of mine took me to watch a bout several years ago, and I thought it was one of the most cathartic things I’d ever experienced. So I wandered over to a Fresh Meat Night the following month!

Who’s the blocker / jammer you find the most challenging?

I gotta give a shout out to the Mass Maelstrom guys here… I swear, I always spend about a minute and a half each jam stuck behind Stryker whenever he’s on the track.

What’s the best floor / favorite venue you’ve played at?

I love polished wood – the Furies just played at CTRG earlier this month, and their floor was awesome. In terms of the whole venue, we played Central Maine at the Cross Center in Bangor last year, which made us feel like superstars! Those locker rooms alone were palaces.

What’s your favorite breakfast cereal?

I make an excellent granola with coconut oil and maple syrup. But if I’m not allowed to toot my own horn, then I choose Honey Graham Oh’s and Cracklin’ Oat Bran. Those ones are fantastic.

Tell me about your skate setup!

I have no idea. The toe guards don’t even match. Not a gear-head.

What’s your biggest derby goal this year?

I’d like to jam a two-minute jam, and maintain a high level of power and speed the whole time.

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Who the team you’d like to have on your schedule?

We’d probably benefit tremendously if we had the chance to skate against one of Boston’s home teams… Cosmonaughties? Call me, maybe?


What does derby need that’s maybe it’s lacking today?

Anecdotally, it seems to me that we could use some more female announcers. Especially if they can throw in some fun facts and witticisms.

Thanks to Rammy for taking the time to answer our silly questions.  We had the pleasure of watching all of the Furies at  A8OTF 2014 and were VERY impressed.  WMRD vs. WORD still one of our favorites!

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