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from THE JAKARTA POST -- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2008 -- PAGE 21 Equipped with a spear adorned with a red horse-hair tassel, Indonesian teenager Natalie Chriselda whirls, runs, leaps and performs acrobatics in front of spectators inside a hotel ballroom- turned-playing hall in Bali.
This is qiangshu, a style of taolu, the wushu artistic discipline.
In other events, the wushu competitors execute routines incorporating jumps, flicks and aerial kicks, all fighting styles to be found in kung fu martial arts.
Athletes under 18 years old from 44 countries took part in the 2nd World Junior Wushu …