Before the Lonestar Rollergirls, before the Texas Rollergirls, before the emergence of 300+ rollergirl leagues across the globe... before all of this, there were the pioneers.
In 2001 a rowdy group of Austin women were determined to resurrect an old sport, but with a new spin. This is the beginning of a revolution:
HELL ON WHEELS is one of few roller derby movies to document the story of a group of Texas women who band together to resurrect roller derby for the 21st century. Emerging from the Austin music and arts scene, these women create a rock and roll fueled version of all-girl roller derby that has spawned the derby craze that's sweeping the nation.