Eileen Gu, an Olympic champion in freestyle skiing, posted a training video to Chinese social media on December 21. In the video, the US-born Chinese athlete can be seen completing a switch 1260 tail grab, becoming the first female skier to successfully pull off this challenging stunt.
During the Tokyo 2020 Games, China's profit-first self-media industry generated traffic through the sophisticated manipulation of people’s emotions.
Zhang Guowei, one of the most promising high jumpers in the country, made it into media spotlights just two months after his retirement. He now has a more prosperous business to run – his social media.
“I am too tired to continue. I decided to retire.” This is what Zhang Guowei, a Chinese star high jumper and former world silver-medalist, wrote on Weibo.
Now Chinese audiences showed more tolerance, support and encouragement to athletes not only for their victories but also for their personalities.