Further Personal Information
||Melbourne, VIC, AUS
||Athlete, Hospitality Professional, Student
||Human Movement Studies - Victoria University: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He began playing badminton at age six.
|Why this sport?
||His parents introduced him to the sport.
|Club / Team
||Swan Hill Badminton Association: Australia
|Name of coach
||Ricky Yu, Lasse Bundgaard
||Rossco (VIS, 30 May 2008)
||Listening to music, watching movies, all sports, hanging out with friends. (NOC, 30 May 2008)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Competing at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (olympics.com.au, 14 Jun 2012)
|Hero / Idol
||US basketballer Michael Jordan and English footballer Steven Gerrard. (VIS, 30 May 2008)
||He has suffered from right patellar tendinopathy [the degeneration of the kneecap tendon] since 2005. (NOC, 30 May 2008)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Don't try to change who you are, just be yourself." (Badminton Victoria, 10 Feb 2006)
|Awards and honours
||He was named Badminton Victoria's 2007 Sportsman of the Year. (NOC, 30 May 2008)