Taiwan’s Winter Olympics wannabes set sights on Beijing despite lack of snow at home

Over the past six years, Taiwanese luger Li Sin-rong has sped down sloping roads and mountain highways on her duct-taped green sled – using wheels, not blades – in the hope of securing a place at the 2022 Winter Olympics.Winter athletes on the subtropical island often travel to training facilities abroad, but Covid-19 restrictions have limited the amount of time Li, 23, and 19-year-old alpine skier Lee Win-yi have been able to practise on ice and snow.The two women have instead relied heavily…

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