January 18, 2013 – 06:14 PM

Picture This: Headstand on Ice


Gao Yinyu likes to keep fit. The 77-year-old retired teacher does a headstand in his underwear at a snow-covered bathing spot in Jilin, in northeastern China. Despite the temperature of minus 25 degrees Celsius (minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit), Gao is used to the cold. He has been doing his exercises every day for the last decade, always wearing just his skivvies.

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