As the Dragon Boat Festival approaches, people in Yizhou City of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are busy preparing for a unique and traditional sport called single bamboo drifting. Single bamboo drifting is a folk sport originating from certain ethnic minorities in China. Athletes need to stand on a bamboo pole, and steer it with a thin stick in their hands while performing stunts such as jumping and the splits.
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