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Be fearless with Pita Taufatofua

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 14 reviews.Part of the Olympian and Paralympian collection

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Worldwide Olympic Partner

Olympic experience hosted by Pita

60 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 30
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Like any great experience, this is about you.

Do you need more motivation? I got you!
Do you start things and find it hard to maintain the momentum? I got you!
Do you feel a little lost or overwhelmed at times? I got you!

I’ll help with perspective, hints, and tips to help you make your dream come true no matter where you are or what you have.

My goal through this experience is to share three key ingredients that will let you use what you have to take your life to the next level. To help share these ingredients, I’ll use some examples from my often bumbled quest to the Olympics.

As storytelling is a huge part of Polynesian culture, I’ll be telling my story around a wooden kava bowl. You're encouraged to have some form of healthy drink ready to 'inu' with me each time we share an experience.

I will show you the importance of resourcefulness over resources.

Throughout, there will be time for many of you to ask questions and pick my brain on how to overcome any specific motivation-based challenges you may have.

As a heads up, expect that my experience on July 26 at 10:00am London time will be streamed live for more fans to watch both on Airbnb.com and on YouTube, so if you book to join me, you'll also get to be part of the stream.
Like any great experience, this is about you.

Do you need more motivation? I got you!
Do you start things and find it hard to maintain the momentum? I got you!
Do you feel a little lost or overwhelmed at times? I got you!

I’ll help with perspective, hints, and tips to help you make your dream come true no matter where you are or what you have.

My goal through this experience is to share three key ing…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Pita can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $1,000.

What to bring

  • a healthy drink to 'inu' to. Perhaps a green juice
  • A coconut bowl to drink from- alternatively a normal bowl- were going tribal
  • A marker pen and paper or cardboard.
From $48
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Pita

Olympian · Representing Tonga · Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 14 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi all, my name is Pita Taufatofua but you probably know me as the Tongan flag bearer. I've qualified and competed in both the summer and winter Olympic Games in taekwondo and cross-country skiing.

With no snow in Tonga, I learnt how to ski and reach Olympic level qualification in under one year. Crazy, right?!

I have worked for over fifteen years in youth homeless shelters, studying to figure out what it takes to help people overcome their biggest challenges. That is my passion: helping people become the best they can be. This passion led me to become the first ever UNICEF Goodwill ambassador for the Pacific.

I also wrote a book called "The Motivation Station" and it was a bestseller!

I’m super excited to share the key secrets that I use daily to achieve my impossible goals.
Hi all, my name is Pita Taufatofua but you probably know me as the Tongan flag bearer. I've qualified and competed in both the summer and winter Olympic Games in taekwondo and cross-country skiing.

With no snow in Tonga, I learnt how to ski and reach Olympic level qualification in under one year. Crazy, right?!

I have worked for over fifteen years in youth homeless shelters, studying to figure out what it takes to help people overcome their biggest challenges. That is my p…
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About the organisation: Pita's Foundation



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Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 14 reviews.

Kalesita
August 2020
It was a safe and welcoming environment with friendly atmosphere. Pita really knows what he was talking about and well prepared. I liked how he share his personal experiences to connect us to the topic and the theme. He is an eloquent speaker who knows how to keep us connected and follow through the whole sessions without bored or not interested. Well done Pita and I will definitely recommended this to others. It is a much needed subject to talk about and share especially in such a time as this covid19. We need to empower people and give them hope. I also like how Pita bring God into his sharing and our sessions.
It was a safe and welcoming environment with friendly atmosphere. Pita really knows what he was talking about and well prepared. I liked how he share his personal experiences to co…
Chrystal
July 2020
Pita is an extraordinary athlete, storyteller, and person of incredible character. His spiritual fire and vibrant soul touch every person with whom he connects! He embodies the Olympic spirit and he shares gold! I can not recommend this enough and cannot wait to see what he achieves next! What an honor and once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Pita is an extraordinary athlete, storyteller, and person of incredible character. His spiritual fire and vibrant soul touch every person with whom he connects! He embodies the Oly…
Donna
July 2020
Pita Taufatofua lives who he is. His paths to his goals of becoming an Olympian from Tonga, in summer and winter games, became extraordinary and heartwarming adventures that have taught him lessons of how to achieve his big dreams and “come out on top”. Airbnb Experiences provided a very special and personal opportunity for Pita to share his lessons and to inspire us to accomplish our individual goals. Pita made the experience personal for me with a surprise invitation to share my art works in mixed media with the group. Pita is a truly unique Olympian. He lives the journey giving it his all and never quits. He is always optimistic, never defeated, and turns all his experiences into positive ones to energize him for his next challenge. Pita is humble, supportive of his team, exuberant and grateful for everything he has worked so hard to achieve. We are grateful for Pita. We look forward to cheering Pita on in the coming Olympics and to him always being an exciting world of surprises
Pita Taufatofua lives who he is. His paths to his goals of becoming an Olympian from Tonga, in summer and winter games, became extraordinary and heartwarming adventures that have t…
Cynthia
July 2020
Pita is a wonderful story-teller. His passion and unique experiences make the Airbnb experience very special. He is very friendly and personable, and it’s easy to connect with him during the session. I feel very encouraged after hearing his stories.
Pita is a wonderful story-teller. His passion and unique experiences make the Airbnb experience very special. He is very friendly and personable, and it’s easy to connect with him…
Nick
July 2020
Pita is an inspirational guy and has an incredible story to tell. He set up the experience in a great way and asked thought provoking questions and made his experience and knowledge relatable. Would highly recommend. Thanks
Bret
July 2020
What a treat to connect with Pita and not only better understand his journey but connect his to my own! Learnings for a lifetime!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled 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.