Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas Appears at Nintendo World Store on Sept. 25
Mario Fan Gabrielle Douglas Teams Up with Nintendo to Compete for a Different Kind of Gold in New Super Mario Bros. 2
As part of her first major product endorsement since the 2012 Olympic Games, Gabrielle Douglas will make a public appearance with iconic video game character Mario at New York’s Nintendo World store on Sept. 25. Fans who arrive early enough will have a chance to meet Douglas and get an autograph.
As a Mario fan, Douglas leaped at the opportunity to work with Nintendo for its new Nintendo 3DS “Play As You Are” campaign, which is designed to show women and girls that you don’t need to be gamer to enjoy Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo offers games and features suited for a wide range of interests and personalities. Gabrielle will appear in broadcast advertising and compete for a different kind of gold in New Super Mario Bros. 2, a new hand-held adventure that challenges players to collect mountains of gold coins. More information about the game is available at http://newsupermariobros2.nintendo.com.
WHO: Gabrielle Douglas, Mario, girls, teens, parents, Nintendo fans and video game enthusiasts of all ages
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012: Meet and Greet: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Nintendo World, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY