China News Service, Shanghai, January 19 (Reporter Miao Lu) "This year is not easy. We are really supporting the Beijing Winter Olympics in a very specific form. I always feel that if I don't do something, I will be very sorry." Yang Yang, the first gold winner of the Chinese Winter Olympics, chairman of the Athletes Committee of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, and founder of Shanghai Feiyang Ice Sports Center, said.

  On the evening of January 18, the launching ceremony of the third "Ice Flying" iCE LiVE Oriental Pearl Ice Carnival was held. Yang Yang made the above statement at the event.

On the 17-day countdown to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, "Ice Flying" will be settled at the foot of the Oriental Pearl Tower, a landmark building in Shanghai, allowing Shanghai citizens and tourists to have a close encounter with ice sports and experience the charm of ice sports.

On the evening of January 18, the launching ceremony of the 3rd "Ice Flying" iCE LiVE Oriental Pearl Ice Carnival was held.

Photo by Zhang Hengwei

  Yang Yang said: "'300 million people participating in ice and snow' is a promise that China made to the world when it bid for the Winter Olympics. 'Bing Feiyang' is our Chinese ice and snow people's commitment to make ice skating come into people's lives and grow China's ice and snow population. effort."

  It is reported that the 2022 "Ice Flying" event was officially opened from January 19 to February 24, covering the entire 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics time period.

At that time, professional coaches will provide on-site guidance, and irregular winter sports such as figure skating, short track speed skating, ice hockey, and queue skating will also be displayed professionally.

  Holding this event under the circumstances of repeated epidemics in Shanghai, Yang Yang sighed: "It is not easy, and I am very fortunate. As a snowman, there are actually many ways to participate, but I feel that I have tried my best to make this project under the epidemic. Very enjoyable."

On the evening of January 18, the launching ceremony of the 3rd "Ice Flying" iCE LiVE Oriental Pearl Ice Carnival was held.

Photo by Zhang Hengwei

  "Ice Feiyang" is held for the third year this year. At the beginning of 2019, Yang Yang and his team built Shanghai's first large-scale outdoor real ice rink under the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, and brought the concept of outdoor ice rink here. Especially in cities.

  Yang Yang recalled the original intention of founding "Ice Flying" and said: "When I first visited the outdoor ice rink in the city center at Rockefeller Center in New York 12 years ago, I realized that such an ice and snow event would make the winter in the city very vivid. "

  At the launching ceremony that night, children of different ages brought ice performances, which filled Yang Yang's heart with a sense of harvest and achievement.

At the same time, "Bing Feiyang" will maintain the characteristics of previous editions, and continue to provide the basic skating public welfare course "Billion Skating" for the masses with zero foundation in skating.

  "We hope that the 'Billion Skiing' public welfare project will help more people get in touch with professional ice sports teaching." Yang Yang said.

Visitors can enjoy the charm of ice sports at "Ice Flying", and the public can get close contact with the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and learn more about ice and snow sports.

  Yang Yang said that he is looking forward to the opening day of the Beijing Winter Olympics, and at the same time, he is looking forward to the athletes to show their coolest, coolest and most handsome sides at the Beijing Winter Olympics, so as to show the charm of ice and snow sports to everyone.