6 Sporty C-Dramas You Should Watch To Get Your Heart Racing
Are you super into sports and wishing you could relate more to the characters on screen? Do you spend more time in gym clothes than regular clothes? If so, make sure you check out the C-dramas below to fulfill your sporty needs!
1. “Skate Into Love”
When a girl speed skater and ice hockey loving boy meet, their passion for ice melts their hearts. Li Yu Bing (Steven Zhang) reunites with his former class bully Tang Xue (Wu Qian) at university, and he sets out for revenge. Although this reunion starts out frosty, their love for icy sports draws them together.
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2. “My Mr. Mermaid”
Tang Yi Bai (Dylan Xiong) is a champion swimmer who is forced to give up the sport because of false doping accusations. After 4 long years pass, he finally is set to return. While at his comeback competition, he meets the innocent Yun Duo (Tan Song Yun), who has a phobia of water. Yun Duo ends up renting a room in Yi Bai’s home, which kicks off their unlikely friendship, and we later learn why she has such an intense fear of the very thing that Yi Bai loves.
This C-drama is full of cuteness and sport, so you get the best of both worlds!
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3. “The Best of You in My Mind”
Archery may not be the first sport that pops into your mind, but “The Best of You in My Mind” will always be the first in your mind when you think about archery! Xu Fang (Zhang Yao) is a keen archer and has had a crush on his school friend Lin Xi Chi (Song Yi Ren) for quite some time. The two end up attending the same university, and one drunken night, Xu Fang’s real feelings shoot to the surface!
Can these two old friends muddle their way through new emotions and balance school life?
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4. “Sweet Combat”
“Sweet Combat” stars former EXO member Lu Han! If that isn’t reason enough to give this show a go, then see if the story line can hook you in!
Ming Tian (Lu Han) didn’t have the easiest start to life. He fought to survive and is now putting those skills to use in the ring. Ming Tian receives a scholarship to attend a sports university and soon realizes he is very different from those around him.
Fang Yu (Guan Xiao) fits into the stereotypical drama rich girl type, but she actually dreams of being a boxing champion. Upon meeting Ming Tian, Fang Yu and her friend Cheng Ya Nan battle it out for the chance to train him up!
“Sweet Combat” is quirky, cute fun! Make sure you check it out!
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5. “Whirlwind Girl”
Qi Bai Cao (Hu Ning Qing) tragically loses her parents when she is very young and is taken in by a disgraced martial arts champion Qu Xiang Nan (Vincent Chaio). Bai Cao eventually trains to become a brilliant taekwondo fighter and makes a group of good friends on her journey to the top.
This feel good drama will show you that you can achieve anything you set your mind to! There’s also a second season, so there’s no need to feel the post-drama blues when you blast through this one.
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6. “Take Your Mark”
It’s tough for friendship to survive when there is competition involved, and “Take Your Mark” showcases exactly that. Zhang Ruo Chen (Zhao Zhi Wei) and Cheng Zhe Hai (Xu Yang) are both friends and swimmers who end up competing against each other during a national championship. Ruo Chen wins the contest, but Zhe Hai completely disappears into thin air, and their friendship is no more.
Fast forward 2 years, and they eventually meet up again at a sports school. But, there’s one big change. Zhe Hai has completely given up on swimming. Can their friendship overcome this? And will Zhe Hai swim again?
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