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Arts Malaysia's National Cyclist Josiah Ng Joins Fellow Olympians On Airbnb For 5-Day Online Festival

Malaysia's National Cyclist Josiah Ng Joins Fellow Olympians On Airbnb For 5-Day Online Festival

Naomi Osaka, Japanese Olympic tennis Player
Naomi Osaka, women's tennis No.1 player
By Iskandar Ameen
July 24, 2020
The festival features more than 100 Olympians and Paralympians who will be sharing various facets of their lives

In light of the cancellation of Summer Olympics this year, Airbnb is hosting 5-day festival from July 24 - 29 in collaboration with International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee for slew of online experiences with Olympians. "Guests will be able to connect and interact with some of the most elite competitors within the Olympic and Paralympic movement, giving them even more reasons to cheer them on next year," says Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia.

While some of these sessions are one-off such as "Work Out with Naomi Osaka", which happens on July 28 at 7pm, other sessions are recurring such as Simidele Adeagbo's talk on reinvention, with new sessions being  released even after the festival ends.

See also: The Best Airbnb Online Experiences In Asia

Josiah Ng, Malaysian Olympic Cyclist
Josiah Ng

The festival looks to be a truly inspirational experience especially with the participation of our very own Olympic cyclist, Josiah Ng. He will host daily sessions throughout the festival where he will share the highs and lows of his  25-year career as a professional cyclist, along with his tips on winning at the highest level in sports and in life.

See also: No Olympics This Year? No Problem For These Malaysian Olympic Diving Hopefuls

Tony Hawk
Tony Hawk

Other highlights include a talk by Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini on July 26 and a beachside Zumba session with Brazilian pole vaulter Tom Hintnaus on July 27. The grand finale on July 29 will feature skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, Japanese basketball player Rui Hachimura and figure skater Ashley Wagner, among others.

See also: Airbnb Offers You A Chance To Live Like A Royal At The City Palace Of Jaipur

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