Get Up & Touchdown: Russian Women Brave Injury For American Football Glory In Europe
The Saint Petersburg Valkyries, Russia’s best women’s American-football team is taking on the hardest League in Europe, the Finnish Championship. Over the course of a whole season, RTD accompanies the Valkyries and their trainer for practice sessions, on the coach to Finland and at work.
Meet team members, large and small, like the economist who plays offense as lineswoman, the new Mum who is defensive lineswoman and the children’s physiotherapist cornerback. Hear why they get such a buzz from American Football, share their highs and lows in pursuit of their goals and see how femininity can be maintained while playing such a macho sport.