Vietnamese snowboarder Nguyen Thai Binh gets some air at the sand dunes near Mui Ne in southern Vietnam. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

No snow, so Vietnamese snowboarder rides local sand dunes to practise

  • Vietnam’s winter athletes have to practise on sand dunes due to the absence of snow slopes in the country
  • When snowboarder Nguyen Thai Binh competed in the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, it was the first time he’d seen snow
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Vietnamese snowboarder Nguyen Thai Binh gets some air at the sand dunes near Mui Ne in southern Vietnam. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP
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