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China’s Olympic cyclists wear the legacy of Peking Opera on their heads with eye-catching helmet designs

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
omen's helmets depicted two legendary war heroines while the men's version featured the mask of a comic character. They were designed by a Guangzhou-based studio founded by a fan of the sport.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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