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An acrobatic, body-building construction worker inspires Chinese youth to work out wherever, whenever

2 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
hi Shenwei, known to his fans as "Brick Carrier Little Wei," has 1.2 million fans on the Chinese video app Kuaishou, where he posts clips of himself performing flips, jumps and handstands on the scaffoldings of his work sites.
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.