Nickelodeon UK's brand new "Get Involved" website features biographies of some of the young British athletes who are hoping to earn medals (gold, silver or bronze) at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, including British taekwondo athlete Aaron Cook, British athletics runner and Team GB hopeful Jacqueline Joey Duck, British Paralympic Javelin, Discus and Shot Put athlete fro Wales, Nathan Stephens, and British weightlifter Zoe Smith.
Nickelodeon UK's new "Get Involved" website, Nick.co.uk/Shows/GetInvolved, also features three online streaming video clips from Nickelodeon UK's brand new London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games-themed "Nickelodeon Short" series called "Nickelodeon's Young Hopefuls" (formally "Denise Lewis Presents Nickelodeon's Young Hopefuls"), in which young British athletes who are hoping to earn medals (gold, silver or bronze) for Team GB at the upcoming London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games tell Nickelodeon viewers about their personnel stories, such as what inspired them to excel in their chosen sports, how tough their training regimes are, and what winning Gold at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Zoe Smith talks about her journey to become a Weightlifter; Joey Duck shows us how she prepares for sports events; and Aaron Cook talks about how the "Power Rangers" inspired him to start Taekwondo.
The official Nickelodeon blog has also made a special "Get Involved!" blog post which features tips on how everyone can get involved and active, and also features useful links to other sports themed websites which feature more information about how to "get up, get out and get involved".
Also, Tweeted (posted) Nickelodeon UK and Ireland on their official Twitter profile page (@NickelodeonUK):
The Olympics are fast approaching! What will you be doing to celebrate the biggest event of the year taking place in the UK?!And:
We're getting to know some of the young Brit hopefuls heading to the 2012 Olympics! Head here for more... http://ow.ly/aTESE #NickHopefulsAlso:
And:For the olympics i'm going to go running twice a week starting next week so one day I can be like usain bolt!@NickelodeonUK: Great answer!
Get to know some of this years Brit Olympic #nickhopefuls Today @aaroncooktkd tells us the Nick show that inspired him! http://ow.ly/aTJJp [direct link to video]Also:
Get to know this years Brit Olympic #nickhopefuls Today @Joey_Duck tells us how she copes w/the strict diet (no pizza!) http://ow.ly/aTKaA [direct link to video]And:
Meet the 2012 Brit Olympic #nickhopefuls Today @ZoePabloSmith [Zoe Smith] shows us you dont have to be 'fat & hairy' to weightlift! http://ow.ly/aTKtO [direct link to video]Also:
Wow all our amazing #nickhopefuls are so talented & dedicated. Have they inspired you to become a future gold medalist? http://ow.ly/aTKGG [direct link to the Nickelodeon blog post]And:
Love the #nickhopefuls ? Check out profiles on @Joey_Duck @ZoePabloSmith @aaroncooktkd @JAVELINSTEPHENS right here http://ow.ly/aTKVdAlso:
If the #nickhopefuls have inspired u, dont forget theres tons of info on how YOU can get inspired, active+involved here http://ow.ly/aTLoMAnd:
Check out another #nickhopeful - the amazing Nathan Stephens! http://ow.ly/bgT89 [direct link to Nathan Stephens' Nickelodeon Young Hopeful's video on the official Nickelodeon UK website, Nick.co.uk]