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Marine trainees participate in 'Road to Heaven' test in Taiwan

According to Reuters: Trainees take part in the Taiwan Marines frogmen "Road to Heaven" test in Zuoying, Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. The "Road to Heaven" test, which is the final stage of a nine week intensive Amphibious Training Program, requires trainees to execute various exercises and leopard crawl along a 50 meter long path that is littered with jagged corals and rocks.

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Trainees warm up before their Taiwan Marines frogmen "Road to Heaven" test in Zuoying, Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, Jan. 19.

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A trainee is splashed with water during the Taiwan Marines frogmen "Road to Heaven" test in Zuoying, Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, Jan. 19.

Nicky Loh / Reuters

Trainees take part in the Taiwan Marines frogmen "Road to Heaven" test in Zuoying, Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, Jan. 19.