Lin Dan ( 林丹 )

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  1. Quentin11

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    That my friend is a mixture of pure racket skills, power, reaction and spatial awareness.
     
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    Simply confirms that pre-2014/15 Lin Dan , dubbed Super Dan by Peter Gade, never gives you any easy points. As PG once said, I paraphrased, even when Lin Dan is seemingly out of form , you still don't believe you can beat him until the final point is won, which explains why PG also had this feeling that Lin Dan is a much tougher opponent to beat than Lee CW against whom he sometimes felt he had chances despite the fact that his (PG's) H2H record with LCW is no better than with LD's.

    Call it inborn talent, creativity, artistry, wizardry, reflex action, the natural instinct, swift reaction time - - all of which he possessed to an exceptional degree, almost uncannily. Not to mention he is not above the occasional showboating.

    I'm sure you can find several more such and similar amazing examples to prove your or my point.
     
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    To understand the magnificence of Lin Dan you have to watch pros under rank 15 or less. These pros are still proper monsters. But when you watch their game you see them rushing around the court.

    Then comes Lin Dan - he is almost standing there so to say. He looks slow and not making any effort whatsoever. You realise there is a magic going on.
     
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    Casual and easy
     
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    Viciously concuss? You've never seen real fights, have you? :D with those cloud gloves and the head gear, coupled with those punches, there was no realistic danger of a concussion unless someone had slipped and hit their head...
    But it was funny to see how one-dimensional their athletic talent appears to be...I assume they didn't receive training in advance, right? Neither looked particularly prepared to actually be hit
     
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    But why is Lin Dan doing these things? Is this for fun? Or for the money?

    Wouldn't he just be in a much better position in the badminton world? Like being a super coach?

    @Nine Tailed Fox maybe he could coach Momota for some very handsome bucks!
     
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    and cum PA I suppose
    he's was spotted together with LD in his scandal photos/videos
     
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    PA? Personal assistant, for what, " he was spotted together with LD in his scandal photos/videos" ? Any photos? When was that?

    Come to think of it, if not for that wayward distraction, I wonder if Lin Dan might actually grab another gold or at least a silver in Rio'16.
     
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    Momo-chan will need to go independent for that, Away from the shackles of PJB and energy sapping NTT east environment.

    The duo could take badminton to phenomenal formidable, even superhuman level.
     
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