With their home country serving as the location for a world-renowned winter sculpting event – the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival – it’s no surprise to see Team China on the 2013 roster. At the Breckenridge competition, they are known for producing crowd favorites.

Team China selected for Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

Team China was selected for the Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships, Jan. 22 through Feb. 3, 2013.

Follow along here on Facebook.com/GoBreck to see team updates during the 2013 Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships, Jan. 22 – Feb. 3, 2013. Read more about the event and check out a few of the other teams selected for the 2013 event.

About Team China
Captained by Hongchun Liang, part of the team which medaled at their most recent appearance in Breckenridge, 2013 Team China members also include Lu Liang, Zhigang Sheng, Xiaoyu Tian and Yan Jiang (team representative, not allowed to sculpt).

Coming to compete in the ISSC with their father and mother. Keeping family close on the other side of the world.

Coming to compete in the ISSC with their father and mother. Keeping family close on the other side of the world. Photo by: E Studio Gallery

In deep thought as they begin day one, sculpting on a blue bird day.

In deep thought as they begin day one, sculpting on a blue bird day. Photo by: E Studio Gallery

Day 2: Carving and sculpting details takes time and precision and perfection. Photo by: E Studio Gallery

Day 2: Carving and sculpting details takes time, precision and perfection. Photo by: E Studio Gallery

Day 3: Team China adding fine touches to their sculpture. Every last scrape and cut makes a world of difference in the final product. Photo by: Carl Scofield

Day 3: Team China adding fine touches to their sculpture. Every last scrape and cut makes a world of difference in the final product. Photo by: Carl Scofield

Day 4 Photo by: E Studio Gallery

Day 4 Photo by: E Studio Gallery

Day 5: Sculptures are finally completed and can be viewed until Feb. 3. Photo by: Carl Scofield

Day 5: Sculptures are finally completed and can be viewed until Feb. 3. Photo by: Carl Scofield

Visit GoBreck.com for a full gallery of photos from the 23rd Annual Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships.

 

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