Shaolin Shadows is the first installment of the Vans APAC Transit series and features @vanshkg rider, Chris Bradley (@charsiufan), @vansmyofficial rider, Porock Luis (@PorockLuis), and @vans_cn riders, Jeremy Hu (@sk8jeremy), Hai Zai (@linsenzhen), Wang Guohua (@xiao_oji) and Dan Sonsrichai (@dudeabides_), as they embark on a train journey through the infamous Shaolin temples in Zhengzhou and onwards to Changsha, the home-city of the founding father of the People’s Republic of China: Mao Zedong.

Turn on the subtitles on the menu to enjoy the trip!

Filmed and edited by Tommy Zhao / Additional filming by Nanking Joe

Song: The Tiger Artist: Bei Bei & Shawn Lee Album: Into the Wind

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