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Surfing on crest of a wave in China

China's Darci Liu is pictured after her heat at the Swatch Girls Pro China surfing competition in Wanning, Hainan Island October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Will Swanton

China's Darci Liu is pictured after her heat at the Swatch Girls Pro China surfing competition in Wanning, Hainan Island October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Will Swanton

China's Darci Liu is pictured after her heat at the Swatch Girls Pro China surfing competition in Wanning, Hainan Island October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Will Swanton
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Irish holiday makers lounge around on the beach of Yalong Bay of southern China's Hainan Island in this April 25, 2006 file photo. Picture taken April 25, 2006.

Irish holiday makers lounge around on the beach of Yalong Bay of southern China's Hainan Island in this April 25, 2006 file photo. Picture taken April 25, 2006.

Irish holiday makers lounge around on the beach of Yalong Bay of southern China's Hainan Island in this April 25, 2006 file photo. Picture taken April 25, 2006.
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