This short documentary is about Mike Duff, a Canadian motorcycle racer, and the sport that almost killed him. After a near-fatal crash in Japan and extensive surgery and therapy, Duff returned to racing to claim two victories in Canadian races. Though the sport takes its toll on the lives of his friends and fellow competitors annually, the racer explains he can’t give up just yet – not before winning a world championship.
Her best season was in 1965 when she won the 250cc Finnish Grand Prix and finished the year in second place to Phil Read. Following sex reassignment surgery, the now called Michelle Duff, wrote about her life as a trans woman in Make Haste, Slowly: The Mike Duff story, certainly one of motorcycle history’s most unusual stories.