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Created on 14 January 2013
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Colin LeslieDate of Birth: 23rd April 1971
Marital Status: Married
Residence: Midlothian, Scotland
Main Event(s): Singles & Doubles
Scottish Senior Caps: 3
International Titles:

Still working on them
Scottish Titles:

Still working on them
Other notable achievements:

2013 Spanish Para-Badminton International Men's Doubles Runner-Up
Only double below knee amputee playing in Europe at moment
Career Highlights:

Always trying to beat Craig Robertson in every tournament that I played in
Coach(s):

David Cunningham Jnr, Lothian Disability Badminton Club
Sponsors:

McSense, Star ACYP, Midlothian Council
Equipment Used (Rackets, Shoes):

Yonex everything
Badminton Goals & Ambitions:

To prove even with a disability you can enjoy playing badminton or coaching others giving them the opportunity to enjoy badminton.
Typical Training Week:

Swim 500 metres every morning, eat healthy, exercise bike when possible
When did you start playing badminton and why?

Many, many moons ago started at Primary School and just continued playing until I had my accident 10 years ago.
First badminton memories:

Too old to remember
What do you enjoy most about being a badminton player?

Getting to meet new people
If not badminton then:

Football player/coach
Favourite badminton tournament:

Would have to be European Disability Badminton Championships, Germany 2012. 105 players from 18 countries and Scotland came home with Gold and 2 bronze medals.
Most admired badminton player:

Lin Dan

 

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