NPR | How Finns make sports part of everyday life

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In Helsinki, sports facilities pop up all over the place, sometimes in some pretty odd nooks and crannies. One bomb shelter hosts an archery club, another an underground swimming pool and an ice hockey rink. Though they hardly need it, there’s a national plan in Finland to get people to sit less. It reminds them, in fact, that, “Under the Constitution … physical activity is a basic cultural right.” Continue.