Athlete Profile: Jake Petruzzelli

Jan. 30, 2020, 1:07 p.m. (ET)

What are your Goals for 2020?

My goals are to train hard and improve my overall skills with extra focus on my backhand with the intentions to make the 2024 Paralympics Games.

What is your favorite thing about Badminton?

My favorite thing about Badminton is getting the opportunity to travel around the world and play with my peers who share the same disability as me.

Tell us one fun fact about you?

One fun fact about me is I love watching movies.


Career Highlights:

August 2019: TOTAL BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland

May 2019:Canada Para-Badminton International in Ottawa, Canada; Bronze medal in mixed doubles

March 2019: 5th Turkish Para-Badminton International ENESCUP in Antalya, Turkey

November 2018: Pan Am Para-Badminton Championships in Lima, Peru

October 2017: USA  Para-Badminton International in Colorado Springs, Colorado USA