Cairollers in action
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Egyptian women get their skates on for roller derby

The Cairollers are Egypt's first women's roller derby team.

The high-speed contact sport, which is popular in the US, pits two groups of players against each other, roller skating around a track to score points.

The Cairollers were founded in 2011 by two American expats, but the team is now almost all Egyptian women.

Nouran ElKabbany had never skated before she joined the team, but credits them with changing her life in many ways.

Video journalist: Jenny Montasir

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