200 of New Zealand’s shining athletes will compete in 17 sports at this year’s Olympic Games in London between 27 July and 12 August.
Get up close and personal with Kiwi athletes and New Zealand's proud Olympic history when The Samsung Experience Truck comes to Westport. The truck is currently touring the country until the end of the 2012 Olympics in August. It will be stopping off at schools, towns - including Blenheim, Nelson and Westport and events along the way. For more information and schedule, please see www.facebook.com/samsungmobilenz and 'like' us on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sporttasman.nz.
The 18-metre long, 28-tonne truck features a range of interactive digital experiences using the latest Samsung technology and is designed to get Kiwis involved in the lead-up to the London 2012 Olympics.
Rolling into your town:
Blenheim - 3 & 4 August at Stadium 2000
Nelson - 5 & 6 August at Saxton Stadium
Westport - 7 August at Solid Energy Centre
Get amongst it:
Visit the Samsung Experience Truck and wear a replica Olympic gold medal or hold the Olympic Games torch as the crowd roars in the background. You can then share images with your family and friends via Facebook (www.facebook.com/samsungmobilenz).
See if you've got what it takes:
Take part in various games to see if you've got what it takes to be an Olympian.
Take a look back in time:
Browse iconic New Zealand Olympic moments spanning more than 100 years of Olympic history using a specially designed mobile application. Olympic memorabilia – including the shoes Peter Snell wore to train in the lead up to the 1964 Tokyo Games – will also be on display.
Proud to be a Kiwi:
You'll have the chance to view the New Zealand Olympic Committee’s 2012 Olympic ‘Proud Moments’ campaign where Kiwis, including athletes and celebrities, share their thoughts on what makes them proud to be a New Zealander to help inspire our athletes as they prepare for London.