On August 8, 2008, Beijing staged most the elaborate opening ceremony in Olympic history. 2008 Tai Chi performers played their form in perfect synchronicity. Enjoy these pictures and video clips from their spectacular demonstration.
Wushu and Tai Chi in the Bird’s Nest Stadium
Unfortunately for its fans, neither Wushu nor Tai Chi was accepted as an Olympic sport. Medals will however be awarded for the martial arts of archery, boxing, fencing, judo, taekwondo, and wrestling.