Neil Parsons - Club Captain

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What is your Dream meal comprising a starter, a main and a dessert?

A nice soup Steak and chips Anything sweet for dessert.

Favourite type of music?

I listen to a variety of music. I like BPM’s for training.

If you were going to name your basketball, what would you call it and why?

I need time to think on this one but I think two faced as sometimes it is my best friend and other times it just hates me. 

Quick fire questions
Which one is your favourite?

✓Tea.   or  ✓Coffee

✓Sweet   or   ✓Savoury

✓Coke  or ✓Diet Coke

✓Summer or ✓Winter

(I like everything)

Age: 39

Classification: 1.5

Disability: Secondary progressive multiple Sclerosis

Do you train with another team?

Yes, I train with Stoke Spitfires

What is your role at the club?

I am the captain, player and senior at Cheshire Phoenix

Why do you like wheelchair basketball? And why did you start playing the sport?

I like the team aspect of the club. I thought I would give it a go one Saturday and never looked back since. I love the training and keeping active.

Why did you decide to join Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair basketball club?

Local club which i’m lucky to be near

Do you have a favourite wheelchair basketball player? If so, who and why?

Has to be Abdi Jama. Arguably the best low pointer.

Do you have a future goal for the sport such as going Elite, becoming a coach etc...?

I love just playing the sport and being part of something.

What hobbies do you have?

Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Boxing. Trying to stay active.

Tell me one fact about yourself

I love being there for my wife and step daughter and Trudy our pet greyhound.

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