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Pic story of rope jumping coach in Jilin, NE China's Jilin (3)

(Xinhua)    08:29, November 19, 2019
Pic story of rope jumping coach in Jilin, NE China's Jilin
Hou Weidong practises at his rope jumping club in Jilin City, northeast China''s Jilin Province, Nov. 1, 2019. Hou Weidong, 41 years old, is a national coach who specializes in rope jumping skills. Meanwhile, he also is a professional athlete of rope jumping. In the beginning, rope jumping was just his daily fitness routine in the park. Gradually, his astonishing performance attracted lots of people to learn from him, so he embarked on a coaching road. In 2014, he and his students began to attend national rope jumping competitions and got good scores. In 2019, Hou Weidong and his two students participated in the 2019 World Jump Rope Championship in Oslo, Norway. Zhao Shuping, one of his students, broke the record and got the champion. Hou aslo won gold medals for 4 projects. "The rope jumping brings health and happiness to me, in the meanwhile, I also want to affect more people by this sports. I intend to bring it to the campus to make more and more people like this sport." Hou Weidong said. (Xinhua/Xu Chang)


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