As the temperature soared to 35 degrees celsius in Sichuan province over the weekend, hundreds of swimmers hit the pool to cool off.

Photo: scol.com.cn.
Photo: scol.com.cn.
Photo: scol.com.cn.
Photo: scol.com.cn.

Tom is the editor-in-chief and founder of Hong Kong Free Press. He has a BA in Communications and New Media from Leeds University and an MA in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong. He has contributed to the BBC, Euronews, Al-Jazeera and others.