With a new gold medal to go with his MVP award and championship ring, LeBron James made a triumphant arrival in Beijing on Aug. 21 to kick off his four-day tour of China – his seventh to date.
LeBron kicked off his visit with an appearance at Chaoyang Stadium, greeting more than 1,800 fans who were on hand to welcome their hero. The superstar coached a game between the northern terroitory’s U19 and U22 champions from the Nike Summer Tournament, and participated in a Nike+ Training contest with the crowd. After the game, LeBron helped send off approximately 100 players from various sports to attend the Nike+ Festival of Sport in Shanghai.
The following day, LeBron hosted clinics for more than 60 players from Beijing Technology University. He practiced with the players and encouraged them to pursue their dreams. His Beijing visit concluded with a trip to the Nike Beijing store, which featured a special LeBron Kicks Lounge, where he thanked the hundreds of fans outside the store who chanted “MVP.”