Tilted Thunder Rail Birds — Seattle All-Female Non-Profit Banked Track Roller Derby

Lea Trompsky


In Your Way

How did you come up with your derby name and number?
I am a union organizer and general trouble maker so I figured a professional communist should represent! I named my self after Leon Trotsky and my number is the year of the Russian Revolution.
Why did you join TTRB?
I had been skating flat track and was without a league. Sunny convinced me to do Flight School… and it was instant love! This league is amazing and has been so welcoming and supporting from the beginning.
How long have you been skating?
About 4 years.
Who is your derby idol?
Anyone who keeps trying.
What do you do with your time, other than derby?
Starting the Revolution.
What do you like most about Roller Derby?
Playing Roller Derby.
Do you have a quote/saying that means a lot to you?
“You can’t shake the Devil’s hand and say you’re only kidding”
What is your biggest fear?
What are your likes?
Fighting the man and coffee.
If you could be anything other than human, what would you be?
My cat, he seems to have a pretty cushy life.