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Sky Walking

Ashgabat: novelty sports
 

I’m always intrigued as to what passes for entertainment in a culture and where it borders on novelty for novelties sake. National Sports day in Turkmenistan includes a freeway-cum-racing track lined with ‘volunteered’ cheering crowd for various sports, including the ‘Sky Walker’ racing team.

Every culture has its crowd pleasers, Turkmenistan is no exception.