On April 29, 2017, an indigenous woman named María Lorena Ramírez, who barely speaks Spanish, won the Ultra Trail Cerro Rojo, a tough 50 kilometer international event, in which more than 500 athletes from different countries participated and which is celebrated in Puebla (Mexico). But she did it in “huaraches” (the typical Mexican sandals), without any expensive sports equipment (she wore a skirt), without energy gels (just a bottle of water) and without having trained in a formal way.

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