Demo Derby Profiles: Eric Roy

How long have you been a derby driver?
“I’ve been doing this since I was 16. I’m 39, so a little over 23 years now.”

How did this start?
“For me, it started with a dare. Simple as that.”

Your favourite derby moment ever.
“When I asked my wife to marry me at a derby six years ago.”

The most terrifying derby moment ever.
“One year, I was driving a six-cylinder and got hit real hard on the driver door. The paramedics had to get me out. They wanted me to go to the hospital to get checked out, but I snuck away, got back in a car and got back in the free-for-all.”

What are you driving in 2018?
“I’m driving a Toyota Corolla, a mini-van and I also prepared a pink Ford Taurus car for cancer awareness. My mom has breast cancer and my friend Eric Charbonneau will be driving since he lost his dad to cancer. We had help from Steven Levac for this, he’s a sponsor.”

The demolition derby takes place on Saturday, August 18 at the Vankleek Hill Fair, starting at 7 p.m. Be sure to get there early to get your choice seating for the evening! It’s first-come, first-served!


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Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!
Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!

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