In 1936, Wang Daeshun was born. He was one of a cook’s and a housewife’s nine kids. The child started working as a streetcar conductor when he was 14 years old. When he was younger, he discovered that acting was his love, and he started attending free acting and choreography training.
Wang had his debut fashion display in the northeastern city of Changchun at the beginning of the 1980s. Before that, he arrived at the biggest department shop in the city and demanded their most stunning clothing in exchange for organizing a performance.
Wang acknowledged that at the time, the Chinese had any sense of fashion and wore nothing but black, white, gray, and blue. Deshun went on:
“I wanted to give regular folks a sense of style. We ultimately produced a swimwear show. The models initially rejected it because they thought it was improper, but later they consented.
For more than 20 years, Wang Daeshun enjoyed success as a theater performer. When he was 40 years old, the incident recurred after he passed out on stage. He took the feelings of his characters too personally, which is largely to blame for this.
His condition was deemed to be vegetative neurosis, and doctors recommended him to quit performing because doing so might be harmful to his health. He left the theater and started working as a volunteer at a deaf school. Wang told the kids engaging tales and even picked up sign language.
Later, he became well-known for his pantomime performances. He visited a Rodin sculpture exhibition when he was 50 years old. Although Daeshun really liked his art, he was aware that his body did not resemble Rodin’s sculptures in the same way. “That was an instant infatuation,” Van remarked.
He started going to the swimming pool, the ice rink, and the gym. In 1993, he gave his first live sculpture performance in Beijing. Wang was nonetheless prohibited from performing in public because his presentation was seen to be excessively sensuous, but he continued to do performances in private.
Yet in 2015, a fascinating new chapter in his life began. DJ QQ, Hu Sheguang’s girlfriend, and he were talking about the idea for his upcoming fashion show. The girl’s phone rang at that moment, and her father Dashun’s picture appeared. Hu Sheguang announced right away after the call that he knew who would open his show.
The 79-year-old man, who created a sensation despite spending only 30 seconds on the catwalk, was a trim man with long hair and a hipster beard who was the perfect pick for the designer. He had spent 60 years preparing for this day, as the hero himself stated.
Wang was asked to discuss his outlook on life and how he was able to keep such a youthful enthusiasm during and after this performance. He responded as follows:
“Asking yourself if you dare to try anything new is one approach to determine your age. Age is determined by nature, but your mental condition is determined by you. He also admitted, “I don’t have a plan. I have always followed my instincts and will only go forward.
Regardless of his age, Wang Daeshun is always eager to learning new things. Hence, he began studying English at the age of 44, acquired the art of riding a horse at the age of 65, and began riding a motorcycle at the age of 75. He claims:
“People enquire as to how an elderly man can have such a remarkable body. I haven’t missed a training session in thirty years, though.
He also works out for three hours every day.
The model, though, says he has no restrictions on what he eats: “I’m not picky about food and I eat whatever I want.”
The age of Van Daeshun is currently 86. He leads a contented family life. His family includes a wife, two kids, and a grandchild. In 2021, the man achieved his lifelong aim of becoming a pilot by receiving his pilot’s license.
He now wants to skydive as a new objective. He said that as many times as they wanted, people could change their lives; the key was to have a purpose in mind.
One of the few who defies preconceptions and remains true to oneself is Wang Daeshun.