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Featured Skater – April 2014: Déjà Déjà Vu #11:11

This month’s featured skater is our very own Déjà Déjà Vu. Transfer skater from Arizona Derby Dames, Tent City Terror, and now Surly Gurly.
Copyright 2014, Daddy Skittles

Explain the inspiration/story behind your name.

I have French heritage, a French last name, and a BA in French... I had to find a French phrase that any announcer anywhere could pronounce and I ended up thinking of Déjà Vu. I was talking with another Fresh Meat about it one day and she misunderstood me, thinking I said Déjà Déjà Vu. It stuck.

Do you have a pre-bout ritual?

I used to have a very strict be-alone-talk-to-no-one for a few hours before a bout. Now I just have Terror Time (which is when we spend over 2 hours together before every bout just syncing and warming up and making sure we're all together before the game).

What do you think about when you’re lacing up your skates for a big bout?

Geez, I hope these wheels work. (and they always do!) ... More