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My name is Emalie Petersen and this is the start of my 5th season playing roller derby with the Platte Valley Roller Vixens. During nursing school, I was out to the bar with some friends…and someone there asked me if I wanted to start playing roller derby. Little did I know, it would be the best decision I’ve ever made under the influence. Since that time, roller derby has introduced me to many fun cities, multiple friends, and sore muscles I didn’t know existed. I am primarily a blocker and sometimes I will be the pivot, and my favorite thing to do is play offensive blocker. A little more about me…

I work as a nurse in a 12-bed emergency department and will have my Doctorate in Nursing Practice in May of 2016. I love healthcare, medicine, and helping others. When I’m not playing derby or working I enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, woodworking, watching baseball (especially the Chicago Cubs), spending time with family/friends, and spoiling my two dogs Wrigley and Abe.



DERBY HERO: Donna Matrix

DERBY RIVAL: Erin Go Brawlin’

THEME SONG: This Is How We Roll – FGL

INJURIES: Didn’t I ever tell you about Bumbles? Bumbles Bounce!


DERBY QUOTE: It’s better to get knocked down than knocked up!

MOTTO: YOLO! Just Kidding… If you want something you never had, you have to do something you never did!

2015 DERBY GOALS: To not get ejected from a single bout!