ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Olympian John Florence discussing Tokyo

Part of the Olympian and Paralympian collection
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Olympian experience hosted by John

60 mins, Hosted in English
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Up to 10 people

What you'll do

A conversation with myself and good friend Pat O'Connell ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. We'll discuss a bit about myself, yourselves, learn about favorite surf locations, waves, conditions. I'll speak a bit about my home break, where I grew up. Then, getting into my Tokyo preparations. Everything from what to expect when competing at a new location, to the equipment I've been working on, and important things that I'll bring along. We'll take a look at some potential forecasts, discuss what type of waves I'm expecting, and how I might adjust to different scenarios. I'll bring up some previous competition waves of mine so we can all look at how they were judged, and what I imagine the judges might be looking for in Tokyo. I'll take some time to answer your questions and get to know each other. Finally, I'll share some thoughts on what it means to represent surfing, Hawaii, and the USA at the Olympics.
A conversation with myself and good friend Pat O'Connell ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. We'll discuss a bit about myself, yourselves, learn about favorite surf locations, waves, conditions. I'll speak a bit about my home break, where I grew up. Then, getting into my Tokyo preparations. Everything from what to expect when competing at a new location, to the equipment I've been working on, and important things that I'll bring along. We'll tak…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.

Meet your host, John

Olympian · Representing USA · Host on Airbnb since 2017
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I'm a first time Olympian, representing Team USA Surfing in Tokyo. I've been surfing and competing most of my life, and feel honored to discuss my Olympic preparation with you all.
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Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 11 reviews.

Cintia
July 2021
It was a amazing talk before John went to the olimpcys . John was really friendly and talkative, he also replied really good all the questions. I love the whole meeting.
Ashley
July 2021
This was an amazing experience and I'm super happy I was able to be a part of it. It was great to hear about how JJF has been preparing for the olympics and he really elaborated on the questions he was asked.
Chip
July 2021
The world needs more John Florence's. Committed to his craft and living a lifestyle that inspires people to live their best life, I was stoked to hear about his prep for the Olympics, recovery, and surf insights in what felt like a one on one setting. I doubt other experiences will be as successful as this one bc John's just a super down to earth dude and is as sincere as they come. If you get the chance to hop on one of these with someone that inspires you, absolutely do it. It's shockingly not a scam.
The world needs more John Florence's. Committed to his craft and living a lifestyle that inspires people to live their best life, I was stoked to hear about his prep for the Olympi…
Matthew
July 2021
Wow…this was the coolest experience I have probably ever had. Being able to meet John John Florence and ask him questions was a dream come true. What an inspiration! Thank you John and thank you AirBNB
Connor
July 2021
Wonderful experience, definitely recommend!
Arav
July 2021
10/10

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.