Hunter McAloose

Table Tennis

Hunter McAloose

Team: US Para Junior Table Tennis Team

Class and Disability: 9, Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia

How did you get involved in table tennis? My father introduced me to it because he played when he was a child.

What are your goals in Para table tennis? To make it to the Paralympics and win a medal.

What is your favorite Para tournament and why? My favorite Para tournament is the US Open because it is a great atmosphere to be around all of the other players from the USA.

What is your training Schedule? My training schedule is 30 minutes to an hour every other day.

Who is your coach? Dickie Fleisher

Do you play any other sports? Yes sled hockey, golf, and kayaking.

What tips would you give to other Para hopefuls? Work hard and never give up.

What parts of your game are you working on? My backhand (PIPS) and playing different styles of players.

Best tournament results so far? 3rd in the teams competition at the US Open.

What is next para tournament? 2013

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