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Action Sports And Sport Participation in China

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Business, Extreme Sports, Government, Sports Regime, Sportswear

Thoughtful China has a very interesting video discussion lately on action sports and sports participation in China that really worth checking out. In the video, Harvey Davis, vice president at ESPN’s Events Management Group, reckons that “these [action] sports are now recognized in China as real sports, with real committees and real organizations reporting up [...]

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At 2011 X Games Asia, China’s Best Talents Were Missing (pt2/2)

May 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Extreme Sports, Government, Sports Regime

This is the 2nd part of the post on 2011 Kia X Games Asia. Read the 1st part here. “It is what it is. I’m going back to play for a while, just to take it in.” Shen Jian squeezed a smile at me and then walked back onto the stage. Only less than 10 [...]

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At 2011 X Games Asia, China’s Best Talents Were Missing (pt1/2)

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Extreme Sports, Government

A bit longer than I thought, hence I’m posting it in two parts. Read the 2nd part here. At the beginning of April, a month ahead of ESPN’s 2011 X Games Asia in Shanghai, Shen Jian (申剑), arguebly China’s best BMX rider, was worried about his eligibility for the Games. Born in 1988 along the [...]

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