Biography:

• Won the 2019 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship with his partner Josephine Wu
• Also won gold at the at the 2019 Pan American Badminton Championships with Wu
• Winner of five BWF World Tour events
• After retiring from competition for more than a year due to back and elbow injuries, a friend asked him to play at the 2018 Canadian Championships; competing and watching the tournament reignited his spark for the game

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT JOSHUA

Getting into the Sport: Both parents played badminton so he picked up a racket when he was 8… Went through lots of coaches as a young player because he didn’t like listening to instruction… Outside Interests: Enjoys watching basketball and esports during his time off… Would like to pursue a career in physiotherapy… Odds and Ends: Collects money from countries where he competes… Favourite motto: Work hard, stay humble and always look to improve…