New York City, 1948. Midge "Toughie" Brasuhn is scrappy and lightning-quick. Gerry Murray is a gutsy glamour girl--and Toughie's chief adversary. Their legendary high-speed, hard-hitting rivalry on the Roller Derby track is about to be witnessed by a packed arena and for the first time, thousands of television viewers. This fast-paced book tells the story of two remarkable athletes at the dawn of televised sports.