The Inauguration Ceremony of the Training of National Para Athletes took place at Icheon Training Center on 25th of January 2018. President of KPC Lee Myung-ho and the Minister of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism(MCST) Do Jong-whan, as well as all national Para athletes from winter and summer sports attended the ceremony. They are all determined to show the world their sporting excellence at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games and Jakarta Palembang Asian Para Games.
Lee Myung-ho said, "The best-ever result with a largest-scale national team will be expected in the upcoming game. Let's give them a big support" during his opening speech.
After the ceremony, Floor Curling which is a modified to do Curling easily was played by attendances in this ceremony. Do Jong-whan experienced floor curling together with athletes.
Para Nordic Skier Sin Eui-hyun takes one step closer to the podium of PyeongChang 2018.
Last January, Sin Eui-hyun competed in 2018 World Para Cross country skiing and Biathlon World Cup in Oberried, Germany. He ranked second in the men’s 12.5-kilometre individual sitting category after clocking-in at 37:27.
For final check, Sin Eui-Hyun is scheduled to take part in next Championship in Vukatti, Finland starting on third of March. He will continue practicing on home ground, until PyeongChang 2018.
“Parallel”(우리는 썰매를 탄다), featuring Korean Para Ice hockey Team, had a film premiere on 28th and 29th January at COEX, Seoul.
This documentary film tells the story about how much their effort put into securing the sliver medal in 2012 IPC Para Ice Hockey Championship A-Pool.
Director Kim Kyung-man produced this film tracking Korean Ice hockey Team who had been on the journey heading to the Championship for 3 years.
The film will be released in all theaters on March, on which 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will be held.