インフォメーション — 2018年5月4日 at 9:29 PM

For Immediate Release: Live Talk Show “Paratra-TALK 2018” + Documentary “Who I Am” Showing to promote Parasports in Yokohama

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In conjunction with ITU World Triathlon/World Paratriathlon Yokohama 2018 (May 12-13)

Paratra-TALK 2017 Landscape. Allysa Seely. (USA PTS 2)   Photo by Genki Yamashita

Paratra-TALK 2017 Landscape. Allysa Seely. (USA PTS 2) Photo by Genki Yamashita

Yokohama, Japan – May 3, 2018 — On May 9th (Wed) and 11th (Fri), 2 events will be held to promote Parasports (sports for people with disabilities) in conjunction with the ITU World Triathlon/ITU World Paratriathlon Yokohama competition.

“Talk Show – Paratra-TALK 2018 – Live Broadcast” May 9 (Wed) 2018
 Time: 2PM-4PM (free admission)
 Main Host: Jun Hori (Journalist), Co-hosts: Shinya Ohta (WOWOW chief producer),
 Hiroshi Nojima (Torino Paralympics Chair Ski Team Japan member), Nobue Sasaki (Journalist/Paraphoto president), Yokohama competition participants (TBD)

“WOWOW/ “Who I Am” showing (50mins) – May 11 (Fri), 2018

Time: 7pm-9pm (Pre-registration required, doors open at 6PM)

For pre-registration, email :info@paraphoto.org (name, address, organization, number of participants)

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 “Who I Am” – A five year documentary series project co-produced by WOWOW and the International Paralympic Committee that features para athletes. The project began with the Rio Paralympics and will continue until the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
 At the event , the episode featuring Melissa Stockwell, a veteran and three time world champion tri-athlete will be shown. (originally aired in October 2017)

Cast: Shinya Ohta (WOWOW chief producer), Kenta Kampara (Rio Paralympic, Wheelchair performer), Hiroshi Nojima (Torino Paralympic Chair Ski team Japan member), Nobue Sasaki (Paraphoto president)

**Both events will be held at the Zou-No-Hana Terrace (http://www.zounohana.com/en.html)**

Access:Approximately 3 minutes walk from Exit 1, 5 minutes walk from Exit 2,Nihon-odori Station[Minatomirai Line](There is no parking available at the Terrace)

Address:1 chome, Kaigan-dori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 231-0002, Japan


About the Host Organization: Paraphoto (www.paraphoto.org)is a non-profit organization composed of volunteer photographers and journalists, and is based in Yokohama, Japan. The organization has covered Parasports at the local level as well as the international level such as at the Paralympics, and World Games and works to promote Parasports through photography and journalism. 
(Co-hosted by 8 bit news)

For more information:
Name : Nobue Sasaki (Paraphoto)
Position : Editor in Chief , President
Contact Details (email:info@paraphoto.org)