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DRESSED IN TRADITIONAL POLLERAS (VOLUMINOUS SKIRTS) AND COLOURFUL FRINGED SHAWLS, THE FLYING CHOLITAS ARE BOLIVIA’S NEW SUPERHEROES. These unique female wrestlers live in the elevated plains of the Andes, and meet every Sunday to perform for an audience of hundreds. Most Cholita wrestlers are Aymara, an indigenous people who, according to Brazilian photographer Luisa Dörr, have endured ethnic oppression and exploitation since the Spanish colonisation of the region. They have since reclaimed their traditional dress and repurposed the pejorative ‘chola’ demonym, making a name for themselves as part of the larger Titans of the Ring wrestling collective in El Alto, which includes male and female wrestlers.