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Hong Kong’s unlikeliest indoor sports and where to find them

Skiing, snowboarding and baseball at 321 Play

The largest venue for indoor skiing and snowboarding in the city, this building in Kwun Tong has three artificial ski slopes imported from Holland. The HK$1.5 million platform resembles a gigantic treadmill with varying gradients and speeds to simulate gliding down a snowy slope. On the second floor are three baseball batting lanes equipped with machines that throw balls at you at speeds of up to 140km/h.

1/F-2/F KRAS Asia Industrial Building, 79 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong

Tel: 2797 9323

321play.com.hk

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Football at Cage HK

Soccer Cages in Tsuen Wan features a pitch surrounded by metal grids and wire mesh. Check out Nike’s commercial “cage match” to get an idea of the set-up. The game can be played by teams of three or four.

Room 2, 1/F Sun Fung Industrial Building, 8-12 Ma Kok St, Tsuen Wan

Tel: 6359 2777

facebook.com/cagehk

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Skateboarding at Vans Sk85IVE2

Opened in February 2012, this 4,000 sq ft space with mini ramps and grind boxes in Hung Hom is the first indoor skate park in Hong Kong. Designed by California Ramp Works, it’s a joint venture between sneaker brand Vans and local street fashion and skateboard shop 8Five2Shop.

Suite DE, 7/F, Hang Seng Industrial Building, 185-187 Wai Yip St, Kwun Tong

Tel: 2344 3982

facebook.com/VansSk85IVE2

Article source: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-beauty/article/2020024/hong-kongs-unlikeliest-indoor-sports-and-where-find-them