Cooper’s Hill Cheese Roll female champion revels in the glory of victory

Cooper’s Hill Cheese Roll is quintessentially British, delightfully silly and just a little bit dangerous. It is exactly what it sounds like, namely, a race where a cheese wheel is rolled down a steep hill and hundreds of people follow. Dating back centuries in Gloucestershire, it calls itself an extreme sport and, if you watch it for even a few seconds, it’s hard to say: what’s more extreme than throwing yourself off a hill in search of cheese? And what is more of a sport than a competition?

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