Shi the brick carrier swings to China online fame

On most construction sites, lunch would be a welcome break to rest and refuel. But not for Shi Shenwei. The 23-year-old labourer spends his midday break swinging from scaffolding poles on a building site, a gymnastics routine that has made him China's latest social media sensation.

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11:30 October 14, 2016
Shi Shenwei stands outside his room in an old farm house after a day's work
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