Search gallery:

Bolivia: Goddesses of the Ring by Ivan Kashinsky (40 images)

View: 100 | All
Carmen Rosa works in a restaurant high in the Bolivian Andes. Like many Aymara women, she wears large colourful dresses, several petticoats and a bowler hat tipped slightly to one side. But unlike most Cholitas, Carmen spends her free time leaping from ropes and grappling with Bolivia's most feared wrestlers, having followed her passion to become a star of Lucha Libre.

Carmen began training in the back streets of El Alto, a city perched on the hillside above La Paz at a height of...
more »
View: 100 | All