PYRUS cheers for the Olympics
PYRUS cheers for the Olympics
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  • 승인 2008.09.16 09:38
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A video clip of five cheerleaders cheering for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games was a huge hit on Cyworld, ’s famous portal site. The five cheerleaders in the clip were all members of the cheerleading team, PYRUS. They traveled to famous spots in for three days from July 30 to August 1 to cheer for Korean players in Beijing for the Olympic Games.




Kim Min-young (International Studies, 1) said, “After having watched the performance, I realized the grandiose atmosphere. The cheers for the Beijing Olympics, especially, had such a scale that pushed the reputation of PYRUS to a higher level.

             PYRUS went on this trip under the organization of the Samsung Promotion team and Pandora TV’s “I Love Olympic Games” project. The journey began when Samsung and Pandora TV asked PYRUS to star in the video clip. “We thought it would be a meaningful experience for us since we have always wanted to cheer and promote Ewha and PYRUS to a large audience,” said Kim Eun-hee (Mathematics, 2), leader of PYRUS.




             However, the path to making the spectacular video clip was not easy. “Our members had a hard time practicing for both the Olympics cheers and the cheerleading festival that will be held this fall” said Kim,

              The members were also required to stand in a same position throughout the entire UCC. However, they knew their hard work paid off when they got to see the beautiful scenery of ’s famous spots. “Moreover, seeing our final product being aired online through Cyworld and receiving attention from people was more exciting than it actually sounds,” added Kim.




             Kim said that if they are met with another proposal like this one they would be more than happy to cheer for Korean players, and Ewha. “I hope people became more familiar with Ewha and cheered for Korean players in Beijing through this video clip,” added Suh Bo-young (Physical Education, 2)

By Nam You-sun

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