Derby Name: Nina Firecracker
Position(s): Inside, Jammer
Hometown: El Paso, Texas
Favorite Quote: “No one puts Firecracker in the corner.” – Psycho Hose Beast
Likes: Cheese, chocolate, beer, knocking people down, getting lead jammer and encouraging my teammates.
Number of Tattoos: More than one but less than 10.
Famous For: Inappropriate comments. Dancing hard. Raising Money. Championing causes. Raising children.
Derby Injuries: 2 injuries in 3 years. I think that’s some kind of a record.
Short Bio: As the founder & executive director of The Firecracker Foundation, she works to honor the bravery of children who have survived sexual trauma by encouraging the Mid-Michigan community to invest in the healing of their whole being. She is wife to a talented tile installer and mother to three boys made from the unique combination of thunder and lightning. She is the author of The Mother Flippin’ Blog, and a bi-monthly contributor to the Capital Area Women’s Lifestyle Magazine, where she offers humor, insi