Adidas Impossible is Nothing in China

Adidas is preparing for the Beijing 2008 Olympics with a campaign, “Together in 2008, Impossible is Nothing”, rallying the Chinese people to support their athletes and get behind the games. The print campaign features well known Chinese Olympic competitors supported in their field by their compatriots. Zheng Zhi, captain of the Chinese football (soccer) team, does a crowd dive.

Zheng Zhi in Adidas Soccer print ad


Hu Jia, gold medallist at the 2004 Olympics in the 10 metre platform, stands on a platform of people.

Hu Jia in Adidas diving print ad

Sui Feifei, basketball player with the Sacramento Monarchs, leaps towards a goal held by Chinese supporters.

Sui Feifei in Adidas basketball print ad

Members of the Chinese womens volleyball team are backed up by the Chinese crowds.

Members of Chinese volleyball squad in Adidas Olympics print ad

Credits

The Impossible is Nothing campaign for China was developed at 180/TBWA, China by executive creative directors Yang Yeo and John Merrifield, creative director/copywriter/art director Elvis Chau, creative director/copywriter Sarawut Hengsawad, creative director Lesley Zhou, copywriters Nicky Zhang and Michelle Wu, art directors Nie Lang, Xia Zheng and Amani Qian, with illustrator Lu Ming and photographer Mark Zibert.

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  • http://www.HydrangeasHydrangeas.com J. King

    Anyone know who the artist is here or where we can obtain copies of these prints?

  • http://theinspirationroom.com/daily Duncan

    The artist, in the credits, is Luming. The photographer is Mark Zibert. I would say that Adidas China would have the posters.