The official Match Ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil 2014, the biggest sporting event on the planet, is the Adidas Brazuca.
The origin of the sport may lie in remote Chinese mountains, where skiing is still a way of life.
Blasting through powder on wooden, horsehide-bottomed skis with a single pole for balance, an Altay skier shows off the skills and equipment his distant ancestors perfected. Image © Jonas Bendiksen/National Geographic
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