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China's Sleeping Giants

Teaser released for "Sleeping Giants" documentary on snowboarding in China

Updated: June 22, 2011, 1:19 PM ET
By Jesse Huffman

René Eckert has covered the struggles and passion of grass roots snowboarding scenes in countries across Eastern Europe, including Poland, Slovakia, Romania, and most recently, Bulgaria. The Eastern-German born filmmaker has now turned his lens on China.

Snowboarding, like the free market concept, may be relatively new to communist China, but the country is pursuing it with zeal, as witnessed by multiple international contests including the Air & Style, Beijing presented by Shaun ...

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