BEIJING nike air max shoes ireland , March 25 (Xinhua) -- Which city, Almaty or Beijing, will be picked to host the 2022 Winter Olympics is still a wide open race, but there is already a big winner.
Villagers in Chongli, a small county in Zhangjiakou which will stage some snow events if Beijing wins the 2022 bid, have witnessed and made a profit from a winter sports boom since the Chinese capital announced a joint bid with neighboring Zhangjiakou.
Zhai Yujia, who started to learn skiing six years ago, was offered a job as a ski coach in Genting Ski Resort in 2013.
"Most visitors are beginners, so they need instructions," said Zhai. "We are very busy during winter nike air max online ireland , especially on holidays.
"During the skiing season, I can earn more than twice," she added.
The 20-year-old Zhai is just one of the hundreds of Chongli residents who jumped on the Winter Olympics bandwagon as the booming ski market has freed them from farming and provides more job positions.
An Bo, who was a lorry driver four years ago, is now a bellboy in Genting Grand Hotel.
"I like my job," said An, adding that more than 20 people from his village now work in the hotel.
"Many of my friends returned home for a job in the skiing season," said An.