Skater of the Month – Rocky Horrorwitz


1. Derby name & number: Rocky Horrorwitz 75
2. Real name: Jacob Moskowitz
3. Significance of derby name/#: one of my favorite movies
4. Age: 27
5. Position you play: Coach/ref/nso/occasional player
6. How long have you been skating? all my life
7. How did you join derby? A friend asked me to teach her how to skate for derby, one thing led to another we started having sex then I joined derby
8. What do you like most about derby? The environment and the practices
9. Greatest strength on or off the track: I go into a bout nervous, after the second jam my enthusiasm and joy takes over and I want a piece of everybody!
10. Derby injuries: Torn ligament or something in my right knee on my very first bout playing
11. Favorite derby memory: my coaching tryouts for SIDR
12. Favorite foods/drinks: friend clams and a shirley temple
13. Anyone you look up to in the derby world?Super D Seahorses forever and sugar boots of YMMD, Hardcorvette
14. Who inspires you the most from your league? Super D, I told all the coaches when I first started that I thought she was our MVP and she has become an incredible player
15. Who is the most challenging player you experienced? The players that dont want to be coached
16. Do you play any other sports besides Roller derby? Softball, some martial arts
17. What personal advice would you give young derby beginners? There is one way to learn how to skate: to skate (also dont be an asshole)
18. When and what occasion was a specific moment you felt like you really had to push yourself even harder? When I took over the position of head referee
19. Hobbies outside of derby: drawing, cosplay, carpentry
20. Quote: “In great attempts it is glorious even to fail” -Bruce Lee