Chen Kecai (L) and Jin Songhao (R) are seen in glass containers during a cold endurance competition on the Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, Hubei province. Chen and Jin competed by staying in a glass container filled with ice wearing only a pair of shorts. Jin won the competition with 120 minutes in the container, which outscored Chen's 118 minutes. Chen set the Guinness record for the longest time spent in direct full body contact with ice on March 14, 2010 with 1 hour 48 minutes 21 seconds, local media reported.
(Photograph taken on January 3, 2011, via REUTERS)
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