All rights reserved. Recognizable by their colorful and elegant attire of multilayered skirts, embroidered shawls, and precarious bowler hats, cholitas emerged at the turn of the millennium—an expression of the indigenous renaissance taking hold in the Americas. They're the same as ever, but the Cholitas are the ones that save the show. The Cholitas train twice a week and watch YouTube videos of Lucha Mexicana to improve their techniques and tricks. It's like riding a bicycle; if you learn to walk, you never forget.
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Adorable tot Isaiah Lineberry was face to face with a five-year-old girl when the referee started the bout - but he didn't last long when the bell went. A four-year-old boy made a surprising move in his first ever wrestling tournament and sent spectators into hysterics. Adorable tot Isaiah Lineberry was face to face with a five-year-old girl when the referee started the bout. The pair shook hands, got in position then young Isaiah made a defensive twist and ran away.
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Billede via Chelsea Green. The year-old made the leap into wrestling from kinesiology school after learning there was a training school just down the road from her place in Calgary. VICE found out what it's like to love to be hated, and how to not murder your body while getting beat up on the regular. VICE: How'd you get started in wrestling?
Girls and young women wait their turns to wrestle at the Festival of the King of Oussouye, where they can compete in traditional wrestling alongside the men. Still remarkably toned, she was carefully braiding the hair of Isabelle Sambou, a nine-time gold medalist at the African Wrestling Championships who has also twice represented Senegal in the Olympics. Women's wrestling is still relatively new to the Olympics; it debuted in , exactly a century after men first began competing in the modern Games. The most popular wrestling style in Senegal, a free-form variant called laamb, dates back centuries, when it was used to celebrate harvests and folklore.