China Is Going Crazy For Tall, White People

So, you wanna experience what it's like to be a superstar athlete for a day, do ya? Are you a male somewhere between 5'10" and 6'6", white, with a small to medium sized frame and an imperfect set of teeth? Yes? Well, then hop on a plane and get your ass to China. As the BBC's Steve Parry -- a bronze medalist in the '04 Games -- proves, that's all it takes to be mobbed as if you actually were Michael Phelps: ↵
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↵(Via The BBC, which has a less-choppy version of the video, but does not, however, provide an embed code.) ↵
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This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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