Christina Fritz, AKA "Hockey Honey"
Christina 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
Awards, 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