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Office chair racing on a roll overseas

Lifestyle Jul 1, 2016

Office chair racing on a roll overseas

Endurance races involving wheeled office chairs have spread from their birthplace in a small Kyoto suburban town across Japan to Taiwan and China. The races are named Isu-1 Grand Prix — a pun on the Japanese word "isu" for chair and Formula 1 racing. Teams of ...