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As a performer, athlete, former gymnast and cheerleader, Roya (the Destroya) hasn’t ever let anyone say she can’t do anything. Break-dancing in New York, street performing throughout Europe and currently working with FRONTX in Belgium, she does it all.

Born with one leg, Roya was a competitive gymnast and cheerleader before she branched out into dance, acrobatics and street performance. Now followed by thousands across social media, Roya has performed all over the world and doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon.

So when two popular Paris tourist attractions denied her entry (first the Eiffel Tower two years ago, and recently the Catacombs) because of her disability, she was dumbfounded. It’s 2018… 

After posting about the experience on Facebook, news networks around the world picked up her story and she has been featured in France, New Zealand, Denmark and Australia, amongst others.

#ChangeTheRules*Please like/comment/share*First it was the Eiffel Tower that denied me access to the top due to…

Posted by Roya The-DestRoya on Monday, September 10, 2018

Thank you…for judging and assuming every human being who is disabled is 100% restricted and can't go downstairs in…

Posted by Roya The-DestRoya on Monday, March 20, 2017

 

 

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