Yan Han is one of the highest-ranking Chinese figure skaters for mení»s singles. At 20 years of age he is already a two time Chinese national champion and a Cup of China winner (2013), he ranked 7th at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. With a bluesy relaxed style he moves across the ice with ease and looks forward to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and the opportunity of competing in his home country.
As China gears up to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, we take a look at what kind of winter sports and activities are on offer in China - from swimming in ice water to hitting the snow routes. Although not a big player in the winter sports scene, China is increasingly growing its athletes and enjoyment of the sport.
In the first season of Little Big China, we look at how winter sports are developing, and what kind of activities China offers and can continue to offer aspiring winter athletes.
The Ice Swimmers - Episode 1