Bulls legend Scottie Pippen to open home via Airbnb during Tokyo 2020-21 Olympics
Former Olympian, Basketball Hall of Fame member and six-time NBA Chicago Bulls champion Scottie Pippen will welcome fans to his Chicago-area home in Highland Park to watch the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020-21.
Pippen will offer fans a chance to experience the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in style like never before, with an overnight stay and the ability to watch the Olympics on NBCUniversal’s broadcast networks and streaming services from their home.
“To be able to represent the United States as an Olympian twice has been an incredible honor as an athlete,” Pippen said via a press release. “Playing alongside the best of the best with Team USA will always be a highlight for me, and I’m thrilled to welcome basketball fans to my home to witness the next generation of performing athletes at the top of their sport. “
According to Pippen, he will be hosting three overnight stays for up to four people at his Chicago home via Airbnb on August 2, 4 and 6 for just $ 92 a night, in honor of the year he and his teammates turned gold. medalists in Barcelona, Spain, for the Dream Team 1992.
In addition to the three overnight stays and $ 92 a night, fans will revel in the history of the sport while celebrating the athletes competing at Tokyo 2020, with experiences including:
- A virtual welcome during the recording of Pippen himself.
- Access to the home’s indoor basketball court, where fans and other guests can enjoy a one-on-one friendly match or a game of HORSEBACK.
- The opportunity to relax in Pippen’s personal cinema room and watch the Olympics during stay days, including men’s and women’s basketball. Additionally, guests can watch footage from the team’s historic 1992 Barcelona run.
- A chance to relax in the open air by the pool, with an outdoor TV so that guests don’t miss a moment of the Olympic Games, even while swimming. It’s one of Pippen’s favorite things to do, aside from playing hoops.
- Host a mini-competition in the arcade hall or take a break from hitting the court in the indoor sauna.
And finally, guests will stock up on Pippen’s favorite pre-game foods, including fresh fruit and veg, or his usual dinner before a big game – steak, baked potato and asparagus.
Fans can also relive Pippen’s historic victory at the Barcelona 1992 Olympics with access to archival footage from the Olympics before heading to the indoor basketball court.
Pippen and former 1992 US Olympic men’s basketball team members Larry Bird and Patrick Ewing are also hosting online experiences, which will include intimate discussions on how becoming a gold medalist Olympian has been. a highlight of his career, to honor the Olympic and Paralympic Games. There will also be over 200 additional Olympian and Paralympian online experiences that customers can book throughout Tokyo 2020 on Airbnb.
Interested guests should note that the rules of the stay are in strict accordance with local COVID-19 guidelines. Those applying to book must currently live in the United States to minimize the risk.
Customers can rest easy knowing that on-site staff will follow Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines as well as Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety practices, which include wearing a mask, practicing social distancing and adherence to the improved five-step cleaning process. Customers are responsible for their own travel to and from Chicago
Aspiring Olympians, Paralympians and fans can request to book this vacation starting Thursday, July 22 at 1 p.m. EDT at [airbnb.com/scottiepippen].
For basketball superfans unable to book a stay, Pippen will host an online experience on August 5 that will give guests a behind-the-scenes look at Tokyo, through the prism of his own Olympic experience.
To explore even more experiences from a variety of competing and non-competing Olympic and Paralympic athletes, visit [airbnb.com/Olympics] from July 15th.