A professional badminton player from China, Lin Dan or ‘Super Dan’ is considered by many as the greatest men’s single player of all time. He is one of the mavericks and the only single player to complete the Super Grand Slam- at a young age of 28.
Lin Dan took birth on October 14th 1983 in Longyan, Fujian, China. His parents wanted him to learn the piano. He took some classes but later dropped out to follow his passion for badminton. He started training at the age of 5. He was taken under the wings of the People’s Liberation Army sports team when at the age of 12, he won the National Junior Championships.