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Slacklining: Achieving a balance in Beijing – for fun, exercise and existential delight

By 13 June 2009 No Comment

The most modern form of slacklining developed in the 1980s in the United States and is gaining popularity around the world. It has been slow to come to China, a country not particularly known for freedom of expression. But at least one Beijinger is trying it out, and talks about his experience with this extreme sport. “I think when you try to balance your body, it helps to balance your mind,” Rio Zhang says.

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