Iceman from Dalian
(chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2009-10-30 10:42

Wang Gangyi, a professor with Dalian University of Technology, rose to fame by swimming for extended periods in freezing water in the Antarctic and Arctic. After breaking world records he wanted a new challenge and took over a care home that looks after children who have lost their mothers and whose fathers are in prison.

Editor: D J Clark & Xu Shumin