20 Facts About Ariel Hsing


Ariel Hsing's is the first player from North America to win the Intercontinental Cup in 2012 with participants from Africa, Latin America, North America, and Oceania.

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Ariel Hsing's was a bronze medalist in women's team and women's singles at the 2011 Pan American Games.

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Ariel Hsing was the women's singles champion at the North American Championships in the year 2013, and at the North America Cup in the year 2011 and 2012.

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Ariel Hsing was born in Fremont, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Ariel Hsing started playing table tennis when her parents could not find a babysitter one night and brought the then seven-year-old to the Palo Alto Table Tennis Club with them.

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Ariel Hsing's joined the Palo Alto Table Tennis Club junior training program under the head coach Dennis Davis.

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Ariel Hsing played her first table tennis tournament “2003 California Open” at age 7.

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At age eight and a few days old, Ariel won her first national title “Girls 10 and Under” at the 2003 U S Nationals at Las Vegas.

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Ariel Hsing's brought home six gold medals and a special “Joel Ferrell Sportsmanship Award, ” which had her name engraved on a special plaque at the AAU National Headquarter.

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In 2012, Ariel Hsing won the singles titles at the ITTF North American Cup and the United States Junior and Cadet Open.

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Ariel Hsing is acquaintances with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates and used to refer to them as "Uncle Warren" and "Uncle Bill".

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Ariel Hsing's met Buffett at age 9 when one of Buffett's friends retained a table tennis coach for Buffett at his seventy-fifth birthday party and it was decided to have the 9-year-old Hsing play Buffett as a joke.

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Since then, Ariel Hsing has been invited to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting to play table tennis with Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and the stockholders.

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Ariel Hsing's stumped panelists Ciara Bravo, Alex Heartman, Leon Thomas III and Stephen Kramer Glickman, for one round.

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Ariel Hsing entered the Olympics as the 46th seed and ranked 115th in the world.

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Ariel Hsing has been blogging for espnW for her Olympic journey.

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Ariel Hsing graduated from Valley Christian High School in San Jose in 2013.

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Ariel Hsing's is a graduate of Princeton University and was elected as Social Chair for the Class of 2017.

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Ariel Hsing's is featured in the documentary Top Spin directed by Mina T Son and Sara Newens.

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In 2016, with her independent study of "Chinese Stock Market Anomalies: An Empirical Analysis, ” Ariel was selected by China Hands Magazine as the 25 under 25: Leaders in U S -China Relations, which "profiles 25 students and professionals under the age of 25 who have demonstrated exceptional promise in China studies and in furthering the future of the U S -China relationship.

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