- 2015 US Open, gold (class 6-7 singles)
- 2015 Romania Open, gold (class 7 team)
- 2014 Slovakia Open, bronze (class 6 team)
- 2013 Para-PanAmerican Championships, bronze (class 6-7 team)
- 2013 Mike Dempsey Memorial, bronze (class 6-7 team)
- 2013 US Open, gold (class 6-10 singles)
- 2013 Slovakia Open, bronze (class 6 team)
- 2012 Mike Dempsey Memorial, silver (class 6 singles)
- 2011 US Open, silver (class 6-8 team)
Class and Disability: Class 6, dysmelia of all 4 limbsHow did you get involved in table tennis? My dad played as a hobby.
What are your goals in Para table tennis? To win the World Championships and the Paralympics.
What is your favorite Para tournament and why? Mike Dempsey Memorial because it's the only one I've played in.
What is your training Schedule? Head to my local club every day it's open (three days a week), stay there until it closes, play as much as I can.
Who is your coach? Wei Wang
Do you play any other sports? No
What tips would you give to other Para hopefuls? Play smart, get comfortable playing against long pips, and always keep a cool head.
What parts of your game are you working on? Footwork and consistency.
Share your thoughts on your experience at the Mike Dempsey Memorial Tournament? I had a wonderful time! I played well and got to meet loads of really interesting and cool people.
Best tournament results so far? Men's Singles Class 6 Silver at the Mike Dempsey Memorial Table Tennis Championships.
What is next para tournament? Hopefully the Para-Pan-Am Championships
Ari's International Results - ITTF Para Statistics
More information on table tennis - www.usatt.org
No Limb. No Limits.
Sharon Frant Brooks, National Classification Officer USA Table Tennis, Para Division Oct. 05, 2015
But, by focusing on the physical demands of the game, Ari is forced to be aware of what he has, rather than what he is missing.
Para Pan Am Games Final Results
USATT Aug. 14, 2015
Team USA came home with 2 Golds, 3 Silvers and 3 Bronze medals!
Para Pan Am Games Results - Day 6
USATT Aug. 13, 2015
Team event finals. Lim Ming Chui and Tahl Leibovitz earn Silver in Men's 9-10 Teams!
Para Pan Am Games Results - Day 5
USATT Aug. 12, 2015
Team event continues. Jennifer Johnson and Cynthia Ranii take Bronze in Women's 4-5 Team Event!
Para Pan Am Games Results - Day 4
USATT Aug. 11, 2015
Team event starts.
Para Pan Am Games Results - Day 3
USATT Aug. 10, 2015
Leibovitz takes Class 9 Gold! Chiu & Arratia take silver in Class 8 and 6, respectively. Fontaine takes bronze in Class 3.
Para Pan Am Games Results - Day 2
USATT Aug. 09, 2015
Preliminary Rounds for Singles Play. Hadden takes Gold in Class 11.
Para Pan Am Games Results - Day 1
USATT Aug. 08, 2015
Preliminary Rounds for Singles Play.
After training in Fort Worth, disabled table tennis players have Paralympic hopes
Robert Cadwallader/Star-Telegram Aug. 01, 2015
The 2015 para national team in table tennis training at Texas Wesleyan University in preparation for the Parapan American Games in Toronto next week (Aug. 8-13).
Athletes ready for the world stage
WFAA 8 ABC July 29, 2015
The U.S. Paralympics Table Tennis Team is going to Toronto next week for the Para Pan Am Games.
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