Sammi Chan

Sammi Chan

Video production assistant

Sammi Chan joined the Post in 2020 as a video production assistant. She focuses on trending stories and viral video packages from Chinese social media. Previously, she interned at Coconuts Media Hong

Kong.

Location
Hong Kong
Language spoken
English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Chinese girl becomes internet star for her martial arts skills
A seven-year-old girl in southern China’s Guizhou province has become an internet star for her slick martial arts skills. Yang Zixuan started practising cartwheels and flips when she was just three years old. She now has more than 600,000 followers on the country’s social media platforms. 
Monkey in China mimics man’s movements
A man and a monkey in a zoo in northeastern China’s Liaoning province were filmed mimicking each other’s movements. When the man was about to leave, the monkey kept hitting the window, so the man returned and spent more time with it.  
Low-cost fitness guru inspires millions online in China
A 34-year-old street workout guru from southeastern China’s Fujian province can turn anything into his training equipment. Huang Haimu does push-ups on bricks, uses bamboo as an ab wheel, jumps over obstacles made of tyres and can clamber across a wall with his bare hands. He started doing livestreams of his workouts in 2016 and now has almost 3 million followers on social media.
The Chinese grandpa who has beaten 300 video games
An 86-year-old grandpa from China’s Sichuan province has finished more than 300 video games in the last 20 years. Yang Binglin spends his morning practicing ping pong, but afternoons are reserved for video games. He plays for 3 hours every day and loves horror-themed games the most.
Chinese man re-creates iconic props from movies and anime
A man in China’s Anhui province re-creates iconic props from movies and anime, including Captain America’s shield, Wonder Woman’s lasso and Doraemon’s time machine. Inspired by online videos, the 30-year-old said turning these items to reality has always been a dream of his.