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Cooper’s Hill Cheese Roll women’s champion basks in glory of win

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The Cooper’s Hill Cheese Roll is quintessentially British, delightfully silly and only somewhat dangerous. It is exactly what it sounds like — which is to say, a race where a wheel of cheese is rolled down a steep hill and hundreds of people follow. Dating back centuries in Gloucestershire, it bills itself as an extreme sport, and if you watch even just a few seconds, it’s hard to argue: What is more extreme than flinging yourself down a hill in pursuit of cheese? And what is more of a sport than a race?

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