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Chinese skiers cool off at world's largest indoor ski park

Harbin's new Ice and Snow Park is a potent symbol of China's ambitions to turn itself into a winter sports powerhouse ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Harbin, China

IT was a hot summer afternoon in Harbin and tourists strolled cobblestone streets with the Chinese city's famous milk popsicles in hand. But indoors, it was perfect weather for skiing.

At the city's new Ice and Snow Park, chilly winds blew snowflakes around skiers...

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