Oliver- Junior Player

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Age: 

7

Classification: 

Not Classified​

 

Disability: 

None

Do you train with another team?

​Mold- running game

 

What is your role at the club?

Junior Player

 

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

I love basketball and I wanted to see what it was like for people in a wheelchair to play. I tried it once and I liked it so I wanted to keep going.

 

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

Everyone is really friendly and they help me learn new things.

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

Billy bridge- he played for Phoenix and I watched him in the TV in the Paralympic’s. He lives in Ellesmere Port so where I come from.

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

I want to play for Cheshire Phoenix basketball and be a professional. If not, a coach!

 

What hobbies do you have?

Basketball, Football and all other sports!

 

Do you go to college or university and if so, what do you or did you study?

I go to primary school and my favourite lessons are Maths and PE

Tell me one fact about yourself

I can swim really well and I’m in stage 5 already!

Do you play with a sibling or parent at the club?

no

 

What is your dream job?

Professional basketballer

 

What is your favourite colour?

Orange

 

What is your favourite film?

Elf

 

How many times can you bounce a ball in a row?

hundreds

 

If you could meet and play with any basketball player in the world, who would it be and why?

Lebron James - he’s the greatest player of all time if it wasn’t him I would meet CJ Gettys and shoot some hoops with him!

 

What is your dream holiday and why?

Go to America and watch the Harlem Globetrotters play.

Let's have some fun

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

Starter- cheesy garlic bread

Main- tuna and sweetcorn pasta

Dessert- choc chunk cookie

 

Favourite type of music?

Ed sheeran

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

Rocket jumper

Quick fire questions
Which one is your favourite?

Tea    or   Coffee

Sweet ✓ or  Savoury

Coke   or   Diet Coke

Summer ✓or Winter