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“We will try our best [to qualify for Paris 2024], but maybe 2032 is more realistic,” the Director of the Surfing Department for China’s Water Sports Administration, Mr. Zhou Changcheng, told Stab. Qiu Zhuo might help them get there. Photo: Andrew Nichols/WSL

The Three Million Dollar Chinese Storm

500 board orders, coaching armies, and trips around the world — here’s how China’s Olympic surf program works.

Words by Evan Quarnstrom
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