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03-25-2005, 06:31 AM #1
US Player joining Badminton Central
Just joined the forum. I´m from Illinois but currently training and competing in Europe for a month.
Check out my website!
03-25-2005, 10:10 AM #2
wellcome to bc forum!
love your website
expect wood 22 chuck to post soon LOL
03-25-2005, 02:11 PM #3
I haven't been around here that long, but I'll say welcome as well anyway!
Yes nice site, good pictures.
03-25-2005, 02:22 PM #4
Welcome to BF. Great site and it's great to see how committed you are to the game. Best of luck with the training and competition.
03-25-2005, 03:12 PM #5
Welcome Shannon! (I remember I welcomed you too in one of the professional player forum, if I remember correctly).
Be prepared for the:
- what tension should my racket be?
- what racket should I use?
kind of questions! Ha-ha.
p.s. that's wood-underscore-22-underscore-chuck, jug8man
03-25-2005, 03:33 PM #6
Shannon, welcome again!
as mentioned, you are trying to get qualified for the WC this year. how are you going about to achieving that? what kind of training routines are you going through? who's your coach? what do you think your chances are?
03-25-2005, 07:05 PM #7
Welcome on board, hope we don't scare you off
04-05-2005, 02:56 PM #8
Originally Posted by kwun
I am trying to qualify for worlds by training as much as I can, looking for as much sponsorship help as i can, and by competing in tournaments around the world. My chances are looking good so far!
My training schedule is always changing as there no longer is a official US national training center. When I am home in IL I am working out at my sponsor, the Wellness Center. Here I can do lots of machines, cardio, weights, etc. I also can take advantage of their hot and cold pools for aching muscles. I have no coach because at this time I can not afford one! Hopefully with some help from sponsors I will be able to move to a location in Europe where I can train full time in one location. I have spent the past month training and competing abroad learning from many different coaches. Last week I was training at the IBA, this week I am training with the Finnish National Team, and in a week I will train with the Dutch National team. I'm having a great time and hopefully I will be able to qualify for the WC in singles.
04-06-2005, 03:36 AM #9
Out of curiosity, which University and county did you represent during your time in England?
What subjects did you major in?
(And good luck with getting more sponsors )
04-06-2005, 03:42 AM #10
Originally Posted by Cheung
Thanks for your interest!
05-19-2005, 08:27 PM #11
congratulations for qualifying for the WC!
05-20-2005, 01:33 AM #12
Originally Posted by kwun
05-20-2005, 01:37 AM #13
Congrats and good luck in the upcoming WC! YOU GO, Shannon!!!!
05-20-2005, 02:01 AM #14
Be prepared to fight to the last ounce of your energy in the coming wc.All the best to u
05-20-2005, 04:09 PM #15
All the best Shannon! Congratulations!
05-20-2005, 05:46 PM #16
Yeah, super dupper Shannon!!!
05-20-2005, 07:39 PM #17
I find it amazing that you were able to train 2x a day and maintain a full time position as a graphics designer!
Cool having ya around!
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