Members of the Isle of Man's Special Olympics squad are settling in at their hotel in Shanghai, ahead of the opening ceremony for the event on Tuesday.
Before the party left Ronaldsway, on Thursday afternoon, Ben Sowrey spoke to football coach Mick Corrin (audio file attached):
The Isle of Man has sent over 20 athletes to Shanghai, and they will be joining over 7,000 others, from 170 countries.
The Island's team will compete in the aquatics, athletics, bocce, cycling, football, golf, gymnastics and equestrian events.
(Picture: Members of the Isle of Man squad proudly display the Three Legs of Mann at Ronaldsway Airport).