The curling competition Photo: Courtesy of Tencent
With just weeks to go until the start of the Beijing Winter Olympics, excitement is building across the country. From news programs to entertainment shows, Chinese streaming sites and other platforms are working together to create a good atmosphere and raise awareness of the Olympic spirit.
One such program is the popular game show Super Nova Games, which has turned into a sporting event in which young Chinese stars compete under the guidance of former Olympic champions.
The show set up various sports blocks like archery, basketball, rock climbing and street dancing as well as winter sports like curling, speed skating and snowboarding. According to the producer of the show, their goal is to awaken the desire to win and the sportsmanship of these artists by creating a professional stadium atmosphere.
The team’s efforts paid off as everyone on the show, newbies and pros alike, worked hard to make it to the end.
The oldest athlete participating in the Super Nova Games show, nearly 40-year-old singer Ding Dang won third place in the short track speed skating competition on Friday after hardships and continuous training.
After the event, she also shared her experience on Weibo, “As we grow, we will experience ups and downs on our journey. When we follow a smooth journey, we see it with a normal heart. When we feel weak during our weak moments, we must tell ourselves that only the truly strong can face and accept their weaknesses.” The highlight of the show, which brings to life China’s vision of involving 300 million people in snow and ice sports, is the combination of sporting events and programs to popularize winter sports and the contagious enthusiasm of the participants, which is sure to be passed on. to viewers.
In addition, such sports professionals and former Olympic champions and medalists as China’s first Winter Olympics champion Yang Yang, Turin Winter Games silver medalist Zhang Dan and national team member Zhou Yan who won a bronze medal for curling at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, demonstrated the true spirit of sport.