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Go beyond the limit: Extreme sports get popular in China [Video]

By Wang Xinye (CNTV)

15:41, October 30, 2012

As extreme sports gain in popularity, many people are taking to the waves. (CNTV)

Since the 1990s, extreme sports have gained a growing number of followers across the generations. Going to the limit and beyond provides a thrill like no other.

Conquering the sea on a surfboard. For most Chinese, it's something unusual. But as extreme sports gain in popularity, many people are taking to the waves. Luo Guichuan is among them.

The 21-year-old comes from a mountain village in southwest China. Now, he works as a chef in a hotel in Sanya in South China's island province Hainan.

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