ATHLETE PROFILE: RYAN GIOFFREDA
Name: Ryan Gioffreda
Hometown: Timonium, Maryland
Training at/Club: Loch Raven Badminton Club
Q. What are your goals for badminton?
A. One day I would love the experience of participating in the Paralympics. My goal is to someday be able to tell my family that I was a true Paralympian.
What is your favorite thing about the sport of badminton?
A. I enjoy playing alongside my friends and meeting others. I love the rush of the game, even if I win or lose. The experience is everything.
Q. Tell us one fun fact about you.
A. Before a game, I listen to the song “the Sound of Silence” and when games don’t go the way I’d like, I watch “The Office” to make me laugh.
Bronze – 2020 Peru Mens Doubles
Bronze – 2018 Peru PanAm Mixed Doubles
Participated in the Switzerland Badminton World Championships – what a fantastic experience!