Yang Li Ping
He Kexin There’s a major rule in Olympic gymnastics meant to protect young athletes from the rigors of intense competition: You have to be at least 16 to be on the national team. During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, viewers noticed some of the Chinese gymnasts looked awfully young. So there was a lack of surprise, but a lot of outrage, when a Chinese paper reported He Kexin’s age of 13 years old. This would have made her far too young.
Demystifying Classical Chinese Dance: Dynamic Jumps There are numerous jumps in classical Chinese dance that every dancer has to master. An exemplary gravity-defying jump requires height, coordination, and correct form in the air. Read more on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/ShenYunPerformingArts