Paralympic Table Tennis Shot Astounds and Inspires
Paralympic table tennis is a sport and something you should pay attention to because of shots like this one. The YouTube video above was uploaded Saturday and has been picking up viral steam since. And there’s no wonder why: The determination, grit and effort showed by Great Britain’s David Wetherill to smack this un-returnable forehand against Thomasz Kusiak of Germany show why, for many of us, sports are much more than just games people play.
Wetherill actually ended up losing the match despite that classic moment, though. In a tweet on Monday, he acknowledged the video’s viral appeal and declared his focused the 2016 Paralympics in Rio:
Lots of respect for THAT shot. Thanks but I actually lost the match! Need opportunities to make it right these next 4 years.
— David Wetherill (@Wetherill89) September 3, 2012
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