Winter and freezing temperatures are here once again, and you know what that means? That’s right! Shirtless dudes training in the snow in northern China!
With the mercury dipping below minus 20 degree Celsius, a group of SWAT officers from the Heilongjiang capital of Harbin recently proved their mettle by breaking bricks, rolling over tires, and seemingly slipping on banana peels in the snow.
Such exercises have long been practiced by China’s People’s Liberation Army which has been known to order its soldiers to rub snow over their bare chests and dunk their faces into basins of snow as cameras look on. Afterward, the officers are encouraged to warm back up with a group cuddle session: