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Exploring the Skateboarding Scene in China With One of Its Most Promising Stars

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While California might be the nexus of skateboarding, you might be surprised to learn that there’s a burgeoning scene in China.

The man at the center of it? Wang Huifeng.

Now sponsored by Vans, the pro skater who hails from Shenzhen, takes Vice on a one-on-one journey through the skating scene—which isn’t all fun and games in a country that’s historically adverse to Western cultural imports. “Skateboarding in China is very restricted,” says Wang.

Watch the short documentary below.

—RealClearLife