First Edition of ParaEmotion Released

Bonn, Germany – Today, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has released the first edition of ParaEmotion on ParalympicSport.TV, its internet TV channel. 28 Feb 2008 By IPC

The monthly magazine programme ParaEmotion unites stories about exciting Paralympic sports and inspiring Paralympic personalities. You get an inside look of Paralympic events, Paralympic sports and Paralympic athletes.

The February edition of ParaEmotion includes a variation of interesting and fascinating features: Learn more about the sport of Alpine Skiing, presented by Paralympian Ambassador Chris Waddell (USA). Take a look behind the scenes of the IPC in Bonn and meet the recently announced Paralympian Ambassadors. Get impressions from Wheelchair Rugby at the Demolition Derby 2008. Meet Cross Country skier and Paralympic gold medalist Brian McKeever from Canada and his brother Robin. And be impressed by Chris Waddell’s preparations for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

ParalympicSport.TV is a top quality 24/7 television channel broadcasting via the Internet with either regular or full screen size available for the best viewing experience. Free of charge, people all over the world are able to watch live and delayed programming, or see the coverage on demand later.

The management of ParalympicSport.TV is coordinated by the IPC and its partners. Narrowstep Inc. and underline the truly global nature of Paralympic broadcasting. As the leader of TV on the Internet Narrowstep provides the technical plattform whereas takes charge of channel management and video production.

ParalympicSport.TV is presented by Samsung, the Worldwide Partner of the IPC.