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2022 ITTF Para Spanish Open: Van Emburgh wins gold, Sarand upsets the odds to win silver

(By Vlad Farcas, Photo courtesy of Antonio Alvarez) Between March 24th and 26th, US players competed at the 2022 ITTF Para Spanish Open in Platja d’Oro, Girona, Spain. The 7 players that competed where: Jenson Van Emburgh, Zachary Wentz (Men’s Class 3), Zachary Pickett, Ahad Sarand (Men’s Class 5) Samuel Altshuler (Men’s Class 6) Marko […]

Jenson Van Emburgh – Unique Skills – Part 2 Video

A member of the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team, Jenson Van Emburgh displays some of what is in his arsenal: 3rd ball attack, forehand attack, backhand attack, wide angle shots and super kill shots. Watch Jenson Van Emburgh – Unique Skills – Part 1 Learn more about Jenson Van Emburgh

Jenson Van Emburgh: Building for Tokyo

Jenson Van Emburgh: Building for Tokyo (By Steve Hopkins) As 2017 concluded, Jenson Van Emburgh was already making waves as a Paralympic table tennis player with a ranking in the low 40s in his class.  The 33 screws and 2 metal rods in his spine did not keep Jenson, at that time just a High […]

Jenson Van Emburgh Joins Butterfly

(by Steve Hopkins) This week, Bowmar Sports announced that Jenson Van Emburgh , rising star in the Para ranks, has joined the Bowmar Sports Butterfly Team.  Jenson is currently ranked No. 3 in the IPTTC category of Men in Wheelchair Under 23 years of age, and No. 17 among all players in Class 3 Wheelchair. 2019 […]

Jenson Van Emburgh Wants to Win Paralympic Table Tennis Gold Medal

(BY SEAN DALY/ABC ACTION NEWS) Jenson Van Emburgh Wants the Paralympic Table Tennis Gold Medal SEMINOLE, Fla. — Seminole High School senior Jenson Van Emburgh is really, really good at table tennis. Like 41st in the world good. He is a member of the 2017 US Para Junior National Table Tennis Team. Emburgh was paralyzed during birth, had spinal […]

Jenson Van Emburgh Takes More Medals on his Paralympic Journey

(BY TINA HUYNH) Jenson Van Emburgh Takes More Medals on his Paralympic Journey Jenson Van Emburgh, a seventeen-year-old Class 3 para table tennis player from Florida, excelled in the ITTF Para Table Tennis Tournament September 6-10, 2017 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. He achieved a bronze medal in singles after winning against many competitive, high-level players […]

Honours shared, titles decided at Spanish Para Junior Open

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor Success came the way of the Great Britain, Norway, Thailand and the United States of America as play concluded in the Spanish Para Junior Open in El Prat de Llobregat on Thursday 8th June. Conor McAdam, Steffen Salomonsen, Jenson Van Emburgh and Bunpot Sillapakong all secured titles. Already assured […]

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