Paralympic Winter Games
04 - 13 March

IPC kicks off Beijing 2022 1YTG celebrations

Packed digital schedule for snow sport enthusiasts 03 Mar 2021
Snow covered scene with Beijing 2022 mascots
Yangqing will host alpine skiing events at Beijing 2022
ⒸBeijing 2022

In exactly one year, the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games will showcase a spectacle of sporting action. Para athletes across the world are continuing to train through COVID-19 pandemic-induced situations with hopes of reaching pinnacle Paralympic peformaces in their respective sports - alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, snowboard and wheelchair curling.

To cheer their determination and spirit, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has lined up a series of engaging digital experiences and activations from 4-13 March. Stay tuned to our website this week for features on top-brass Para athletes heading for the 2022 Winter Paralympics.

Let us lead you down the memory lane with the re-lives from some of the unforgettable moments from PyeongChang 2018 on our Facebook and YouTube handles. If you are in the mood for bite-size video clips with fun tunes, scroll away on our TikTok channel. Yes, we are on TikTok and have filled it with winter sport content!

Go behind-the-scenes on Instagram with our athletes, and do not forget to participate in our  Twitter polls.  

So join us in the best socially-distanced way to celebrate one year to go until #Beijing 2022!

4 march – Opening
Facebook and YouTube Reliving the Excitement: a series of events from previous Games
PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony
TikTok Live Session to explain some curiosities of winter sports: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, Para ice hockey sessions at 6pm CET
5 march – Day 1 – Alpine skiing

Facebook and YouTube

Downhill action from PyeongChang 2018
Instagram Q&A video with Australian Para alpine skier Sam Tait
Immersive Features on Resurgence of Chinese team 

Para alpine skier Hilmar Orvarsson blazing path for Iceland at Winter Games

6 march - day 2 - cross-country skiing
Facebook 4x2.5km open relay at the PyeongChang 2018
YouTube Livestreaming of Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Slovenia
Instagram Takeover with Brazilian cross-country skier Cristian Ribera
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South Korea's Vo Ra Mi Seo hopes to show beauty of disability

Cristian Ribera on a mission to make more history for Brazil at Beijing 2022

7 march – Day 3 – Para ice hockey
Facebook and YouTube South Korea vs. Italy bronze medal match at PyeongChang 2018
Instagram Q&A video with Andrea Macri (ITA)
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USA vs Canada age-old rivalry

Norway’s female Para ice hockey pioneers Lena Schroeder and Brit Mjaasund Oyen in conversation

8 march – Day 4 – Biathlon
Facebook and YouTube Middle distance standing and vision impaired events from PyeongChang 2018
Instagram   Takeover with USA's Oksana Master
Immersive Features on Clara Klug of Germany on her preparations
 Defending champ Kendall Gretsch on her repeat at Beijing
9 march – Day 5 – Wheelchair Curling
Facebook and YouTube China's first ever Winter Games gold medal
Instagram Q&A video with Latvia's Polina Rozkova

TikTok Live

Explaining biathlon, wheelchair curling, snowboard sessions – 6pm (CET)

Immersive Features on Chinese Wheelchair Curling team's dominance
10 march – Day 6 – Snowboard

Facebook and YouTube

Men's snowboard-cross from Sochi 2014
Instagram Takeover with snowboarder Chris Vos (NED)
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Maxime Montaggioni rises from ‘black’ days to renew pursuit of elusive Paralympic medal

Iran’s Para snowboarders eager to make more national history at Beijing 2022

11 march - day 7
Facebook and YouTube Canada vs. USA in the Para ice hockey gold medal at PyeongChang 2018 
12 march - day 8
Facebook and YouTube South Korea and Norway  playing the wheelchair curling semi-final at PyeongChang 2018 
Immersive Features on Photographers share their behind the scene experience covering Winter Games
13 march - closing
Facebook and YouTube Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony
Immersive Features on Para athletes who can make a significant impact at Beijing 2022