As part of the collaboration between the International Paralympic Committee and electronics company, Samsung 15 Paralympic athletes will be creating content during the Tokyo Paralympic Games for Samsung.
This initiative is called the Samsung Paralympic Vloggers project and this is the 5th edition of the project. The project aims to provide behind the scenes footage of the Paralympic games, which are scheduled to start tomorrow.
All those involved in the blogging will be using Samsung Galaxy S21 5 G Tokyo 2020 athletes phones.
13 times American gold medallist Jessica Long is one of the most notable vloggers working with Samsung.
She will be joined by the famous TikTok Spanish sprinter and jumper Desirée Vila, Japanese wheelchair basketball player Amane Yanagimoto and Tomoki Sato will be representing the home athletes.
South Korean swimmer Giseong Jo, American wheelchair basketball player Jorge Sanchez, German athlete Niko Kappel, Italian triathlete Veronica Yoko Plebani, taekwondo’s Jeonghun Joo of South Korea and Indian javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary complete the lists.
Speaking to members of the media during the press conference IPC Chief brand and communication officer Craig Spence said they were excited to continue their activation with Samsung.
“We are truly excited to continue this activation with Samsung and to find out how creative athletes will be in producing content to showcase the Paralympic Games and their personalities.
This instalment of Samsung Paralympic Vloggers will also allow extraordinary insight into how athletes can adapt to a Paralympic Games during a pandemic and provide insight on the measures put in place for a safe and successful Games.”