WATCH: Spectators Get Swept Up in Massive Chinese River Bore Tide
The Qiantang River in China is famous for having massive bore tides that lead to gigantic waves, and it’s a tradition for people to gather so they get swept up in the tide.
And it happened again this weekend:
Enthralling: the moment spectators got hit and swallowed by the strong tidal bore of Qiantang River in east China pic.twitter.com/psjSBcZbdk
— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) September 25, 2016
The Atlantic recently featured a piece on this early tradition in east China. The waves can apparently get up to 30 feet high.
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