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  1. #51
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    Where'd ya get your English skills? Certainly not just Google Translating our fascinating questions...

    Why the quick and huge increase in Chinese tourism to the US and other places? More disposable income? New middle class? Big marketing efforts from the west?
    Something about the wrinkle in your forehead tells me there's a fit about to get thrown
    And I never hear a single word you say when you tell me not to have my fun
    It's the same old shit that I ain't gonna take off anyone.
    and I never had a shortage of people tryin' to warn me about the dangers I pose to myself.

    Patterson Hood of the DBT's

  2. #52
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tye 1on View Post
    Where'd ya get your English skills? Certainly not just Google Translating our fascinating questions...

    Haha, thanks. So flattered right now. I do my best.


    Why the quick and huge increase in Chinese tourism to the US and other places? More disposable income? New middle class? Big marketing efforts from the west?
    It's a little bit of everything. Also, the young generation is curious and appreciates travel more and more. People start to think they want to broaden their horizon and learn more about foreign countries.

  3. #53
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    WangLei

    The last question was completely serious by the way

    Quote Originally Posted by LeeLau View Post
    Hello - it's not too many of my people that aren't solely 100% into the pursuit of money and buying useless shit.

    How do your parents feel about you being a "professional snowboarder"?

    How many times do they ask you if you're going to get a real job?

    Have you been to Whistler? Do you want to? If you do want to, get in touch and I'll make something happen.

  4. #54
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    Quote Originally Posted by flowing alpy View Post
    Mr. Wang, thank you for your honest answers. unfortunately, my ability to travel is limited to Western USA.
    PM me your address and i'll get you a sticker FOR 16BBI.
    peace
    bobbyF
    Hi bobbyF thanks for the shout out. Nice to chat with you as well. Sent you a PM. Cheers

  5. #55
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeLau View Post
    WangLei

    The last question was completely serious by the way

    Hi LeeLau, I've been mulling over this, especially what you first said.

    I'm happy to know you.

    My parents are happy, and they understand I have a different career than other people.

    In the beginning they wanted me to take some factory job, but I didn't want that.

    I've never been to Whistler and I want to go. Let's keep in touch.

  6. #56
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    are you riding full time? or do you have another job?

    any sponsors?

    any heli-skiing to be had in China?

    what's your favorite place to ski?

    where are you excited to go explore?

  7. #57
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    Wang! What up dooodr?
    watch out for snakes

  8. #58
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    Quote Originally Posted by acinpdx View Post
    are you riding full time? or do you have another job?

    Hi there. I'm trying to be on the snow as much as possible. I also work with young riders to develop their skills. I'm a certified snowboard instructor.

    any sponsors?

    Nitro O'Neill Dragon Skullcandy JBMC

    any heli-skiing to be had in China?

    not yet, I'm working on that

    what's your favorite place to ski?

    Xinjiang, Backcountry

    where are you excited to go explore?
    On top of my list: South Africa, South America, Alaska and Canada.

  9. #59
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    Quote Originally Posted by meter-man View Post
    Do you ride the backcountry? If so, do you use a splitboard?

    Hi meter-man,
    Xinjiang has good snow conditions and great mountains. A lot of the terrain is pure. Every year I go there to ride and explore, and will start using my new Splitboard there this year.

    What is favorite big mountain area to ride? I'd like to know for planning future China-ski vacations.
    In China there are a lot of untouched mountains waiting for people to go shred. I like Xinjiang (Western China) and Northern China best. Check Google Maps. Cool places are near Kanas, Altay and Changbaishan. If you are close to planning a trip, let me know!

  10. #60
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    You said you had boards made in the USA; skis? What are they and how often do you ski?

  11. #61
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dhelihiker View Post
    What in the fuck is the Chinese Downhill?
    and you call yourself an American????

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