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Chinese Olympic Skiers Can Train Close To Home At New Indoor Winter Sports Resort

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 19 / 17

It was a hot summer afternoon in Harbin, China, but it was "perfect weather for skiing," according to the AFP. At the city’s new winter sports park, "chilly winds blew snowflakes around skiers zipping down the man-made slopes of the world’s largest indoor ski park, a potent symbol o...

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