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Horse on Stilts

2008-11-05 16:28:00 COC Website


Stilts are poles, posts or pillars used to allow a person or structure to stand at a certain distance above the ground. Walking stilts are poles equipped with steps for the feet to stand on, or straps to attach them to the legs, for the purpose of walking while elevated above a normal height.

Horse on Stilts, folk-based custom originated from Chinese Miao and Tu nationalities, was firstly welcomed as the competitive sport in 2003 National Ethnic Games. With the Stilts, athletes race on the track respectively in 50m,100m, 200m, and 400m relay event.

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