Fearless 1970s stuntwomen reunite
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Fearless Motobirds reunite after 40 years apart

Motobirds - the UK's first all-female stunt display group - has reunited for the first time in 40 years.

Formed in Leicester in the 1970s, they performed death-defying stunts, often with no safety equipment.

Many of the young women answered an advert in the Leicester Mercury for girls to ride motorbikes.

Now in their 60s, six of the original troupe came together for the BBC's One Show after an appeal by member Mary Weston-Webb.

  • 02 Apr 2016