Posts Tagged ‘Olympian’

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates Play an Olympian

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

How many billionaires does it take to beat Olympic Table Tennis player Ariel Hsing?

We know one (Warren Buffett) didn’t beat her last year.

Two at the same time (Warren Buffett and Bill Gates) can’t beat her either!

What if they used a giant paddle?

Ariel Hsing plays Warren Buffett and Bill Gates

Olympian Ariel Hsing plays Warren Buffett and Bill Gates in Table Tennis

I’m pretty sure the Olympian still won. We are confident with this type of training, she’ll come home with the Gold Medal this summer!

WSJ: Warren Buffett Makes an Olympic Discovery

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The Wall Street Journal has a great article today on Ariel Hsing and her special relationships with “Uncle Warren” and “Uncle Bill”.

That would be Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. She has played – and beat – both of them in her Olympic sport, table tennis.

Read the piece for some insight into their relationship and what makes them all so special.

Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Makes an Olympic Discovery: Ariel Hsing –

Buffett to Play Possible Olympian during Berkshire Weekend

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

He’s played her before and now, Warren Buffett wants a rematch! Mr. Buffett has invited table tennis champ Ariel Hsing back to Borsheims during Berkshire Hathaway weekend. The 16-year-old is expected to play Mr. Buffett as well as shareholders who want to try and best her Sunday afternoon, May 6.


Ariel Hsing plays table tennis at Borsheims in 2010

Ariel Hsing plays table tennis at Borsheims in 2010

Ariel Hsing has been to Borsheims a few times in the past during the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders weekend. Each time, she has put on an amazing show of her talents. Hsing is the 2010 and 2011 National Champion of table tennis, and is trying to make the U.S. Olympic team in the next two weeks.

During the 2010 Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting, Mr. Buffett brought a giant paddle to play with Ms. Hsing. Who knows what he’ll bring this time!

You can catch all the action in the mall’s center court area (just outside the mall entrance to Borsheims) starting at 1pm on Sunday, May 6. We’ll provide the paddles and balls.