Ariel Yenhua Hsing was born on November 29,1995 and is an American table tennis player who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
21 Facts About Ariel Hsing
Ariel Hsing is the first player from North America to win the Intercontinental Cup in 2012 with participants from Africa, Latin America, North America, and Oceania.
Ariel Hsing was a bronze medalist in women's team and women's singles at the 2011 Pan American Games.
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.
Ariel Hsing was born in Fremont, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ariel Hsing's mother, Xin Hua Jiang, was born in China, and grew up in Henan Province.
Ariel Hsing's father, Michael Hsing, is a computer engineer who was born in Taiwan.
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.
Ariel Hsing joined the Palo Alto Table Tennis Club junior training program under the head coach Dennis Davis.
Ariel Hsing hung in there and won her first tournament.
In 2012, Ariel Hsing won the singles titles at the ITTF North American Cup and the United States Junior and Cadet Open.
Ariel Hsing 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.
Ariel Hsing stumped panelists Ciara Bravo, Alex Heartman, Leon Thomas III and Stephen Kramer Glickman, for one round.
Ariel Hsing entered the Olympics as the 46th seed and ranked 115th in the world.
Ariel Hsing has been blogging for espnW for her Olympic journey.
Ariel Hsing graduated from Valley Christian High School in San Jose in 2013.
Ariel Hsing is a graduate of Princeton University and was elected as Social Chair for the Class of 2017.
Ariel Hsing is featured in the documentary Top Spin directed by Mina T Son and Sara Newens.
Ariel Hsing participated in Andy Akiho's Ping Pong Concerto, world premiered in Shanghai on July 18,2015, at Shanghai Symphony Hall by Shanghai Symphony Orchestra.