Peter Hoeg GADE
Place of Birth: Aalborg, Denmark
Current Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark
Language(s): English, Danish
International Debut: 1994
Professional Since: When I was 6-7 years old I started playing tournaments, in 1982.
National Team Member: 1995
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Sydney 2000 (4th), Athens 2004 (QF), Beijing 2008 (QF)"
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"My parents played at the amateur level and brought me to the badminton hall, they started playing a bit with me. I was 6 years old. I like how the sport is a combination of extreme discipline, challenge and to push your limits in every area."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, VoltrIc Z-Force"
Your training regime?
"About 18-20 hours a week. Sunday off. A mix of on-court, fitness, footwork, weights, etc."
Memorable sporting achievements?
"All England Winner 1999, Grand Prix Finals 1999, Japan Open 1999, Thomas Cup 2000 In KL beating Malaysia at home in front of 14000 fans."
"To be the best in what I do."