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People Are Inventing Strange Sports All The Time (12 pics) - Picture #7

Posted in Random » Interesting   16 May 2018   / 20 views


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Bamboo drift racing


Single bamboo drift racing is a popular sport in Southwest China’s Guizhou province. The competitors stand on an approximately 23 ft long bamboo pole and use a thin stick of bamboo as an oar. Initially, bamboo drifting wasn’t a sport but a means of transportation in China. Nowadays, the bamboo is often replaced by a similar-looking green fiberglass poles that are more durable.

 











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