18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

At the Taekwondo Palace in Pyongyang, a group of athletes simultaneously execute a tul, a series of offensive and defensive techniques against one or several virtual adversaries. Stacks of tiles and pieces of wood that the athletes will break with their hands and feet are in the foreground.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Pyongyang, North Korea
Copyright: © Alain Schroeder