HAIKOU, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Alexander Pantyukhin, a Russian living in Boao town of Hainan, is a surfing brand entrepreneur.
In 2011, Pantyukhin was attracted by the climate and life in Hainan while travelling to the island province. He learnt Chinese and stayed there to develop his career.
In 2015, Pantyukhin started his own surfing brand, designing and producing surfboards in cooperation with factories in Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces.
His products are now sold not only in China, but also in Russia, Vietnam and the Philippines.