“Just try and keep up with those feet of his sometime! Try and look graceful while thinking where your right hand should be, and how your head should be held, and which foot you end the next eight bars on, and whether you’re near enough to the steps to leap up six of them backward without looking. Not to mention those Astaire rhythms. Did you ever count the different tempos he can think up in three minutes?” – Ginger Rogers, in a May 1936 interview for Family Circle
Beryl Swain (born Beryl J Tolman, 22 January 1936 – 15 May 2007) was a female motorcycleroad racer from the London area. She married Edwin Swain, a motorcycle shop owner, in 1958.]She was noted for being the first solo woman to compete in a TT race on the perilous Isle of Man TT course, a rare occurrence to this day on one of the world’s most famous closed public road races.