EFT (Elbow to Fingertips): 0
NICKNAME: Frannie Big Mama
WEIGHT: 210 LBS.
FAVORITE ARMWRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Speed/Hook
RIVALRIES: “Bigger woman than me”
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 6 years
FAMILY: Married with two girls
WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 Finalist
EMPLOYMENT: Acadia Parish School Board
HOBBIES: Hunting, turtle fishing, raising chickens, riding horses, and eating Cajun food.
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: “Unloading cases of beer for my grandparents!”
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: In 2012, Deshotel found out she had a brain tumor and underwent brain surgery. After her surgery, she couldn’t workout or lift weights to train for an upcoming tournament. She ended up losing the tournament. It was hard on Deshotel, but she never quit. It made her focus on how much the sport means to her. She believes that prayer and faith can get you through anything.
UNIQUE FACT: “I’m a Cajun girl from South Louisiana. We live off land over here. I’m a family girl. I love spending time with my family.”
MOTTO: “Live everyday likes it’s your last.”