Where young Chinese acrobats learn to do the splits
An acrobatic school in Linquan, China is teaching young children to do handstands and the splits, flip through the air, and twirl plates.
Acrobatics has become a major way for locals to acquire a well-off life and many children in the area are sent to acrobatic school at a very young age, according to Corbis. China expects to open it’s own branch of Cirque du Soleil, which may soon call upon the talents of these young acrobats. Read more…
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