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Take a bow! 9y/o boy takes China by storm with his acrobatic archery02:33

Take a bow! 9y/o boy takes China by storm with his acrobatic archery

China, Bozhou
August 7, 2019 at 10:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

A nine-year-old boy from Bozhou in China's Anhui Province has attracted over 1.8 million followers by posting videos of his gravity-defying acrobatic stunts online, as shown in footage filmed on Tuesday.

Lu Zixuan was brought up by his cousin's family after his parents were forced to leave his village for work. Since then, he channeled his energies into learning acrobatics, which his coach says has been life-changing.

"His parents have been working outside the village for years because of the poor economic situation of their family. Such a poor boy. All the clothes he wore were shabby when I first saw him. He studied acrobatics very hard. He hasn't shed any tears since he learnt acrobatics," she said.

Apart from training Zixuan, his family set him on a path to internet stardom by uploading videos of Zixuan's performances to the video-sharing and live-streaming app Kuaishou, where he's attracted a large following.

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A nine-year-old boy from Bozhou in China's Anhui Province has attracted over 1.8 million followers by posting videos of his gravity-defying acrobatic stunts online, as shown in footage filmed on Tuesday.

Lu Zixuan was brought up by his cousin's family after his parents were forced to leave his village for work. Since then, he channeled his energies into learning acrobatics, which his coach says has been life-changing.

"His parents have been working outside the village for years because of the poor economic situation of their family. Such a poor boy. All the clothes he wore were shabby when I first saw him. He studied acrobatics very hard. He hasn't shed any tears since he learnt acrobatics," she said.

Apart from training Zixuan, his family set him on a path to internet stardom by uploading videos of Zixuan's performances to the video-sharing and live-streaming app Kuaishou, where he's attracted a large following.

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