Got A Girl Crush On: Bolivia’s Female Wrestlers, Cholitas Luchadores
The fighting cholitas see themselves as symbols of strength: Their opponents include bigotry and sexism. “My goal,” says one fighter, “is to lift up indigenous women, who have been treated with contempt.”
“We fighters carry within us a kind of fire that nothing can quench.”
I’ve always had a crush Bolivian women and their millinery choices. Combine those hats with my love for some good old-fashion, jumping-of-the-ropes wrestling and you’ve one my heart.