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Senegalese wrestlers

Posted by rod - 23.03.2010

Absolutely fantastic photographic series of Senegalese wrestlers photographed by award winning photographer Denis Rouvre. Senegalese wrestling, or laamb is a mixture of bare-fist boxing and conventional wrestling. The fighters are coated with potions to extract evil and wear tallismans in the hope for good luck. Traditionally, laamb was a sign of a young man’s talent and strength in order to attract a wife. via and

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I would like to share mi images of senegalese wrestlers. I hope you enjoy them

  • From: rod
  • Mar 14, 2011

Hi Michael
Nice B&W pictures you’ve got there.


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