Banana Chat – Meet Sam Parsons

Sam Parsons born on 23/8/1995 is an international badminton player. He won the English National Singles title in 2015 aged just 20 by breaking Rajiv Ouseph’s seven year reign. He has won many domestic and international events and has been a part of the Surrey Smashers team in the National Badminton League. His home county is Warwickshire.


What is your favourite joke?
I have a lot, but if it makes people laugh then they are my favourites.

What makes you smile?
Hearing people laugh at me and making other people smile.

What is your favourite Good News story?
When my Gran says : Good news, we are having Chinese takeaway tonight.

What inspires you?
The idea of being able to make a living out of playing badminton. Playing a sport I love.

If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
To cure cancer.

If you could have one superpower what would you choose and why?
I would choose to be able to teleport anywhere and anytime because with this there is not anything that you can’t do.

What is your favourite food?
Hot food is Chinese, snacks are biscuits.

What is your favourite drink?
Cup of tea.

If you are going on holiday what luxury item would you take from home?
My Laptop

If you could make one law, what would it be and why?
Everyone must try and make someone laugh at least one time per day because laughing is the best.

Give us a random piece of information on you that people wouldn’t know about you?
I have wanted to learn to dance, have just never got round to trying.

What is your favourite phrase or saying?
I am so tired. I use that one a lot.

What cause/project/charity or anything else would you like to plug?
Cancer research as my charity and FZ Forza as my sponsor

Who is favourite music artist?

Who is the person that you feel has shaped your life most?
My uncle Steve Butler

PJ’s or Not ?

Hot or cold? Cold

Cat or Dog? Dog

Blue or Pink? Blue

Tea or Coffee? Tea

Glass half empty or glass half full? Half full

Pyjamas or not? No pyjamas

Night out or night in? Night in

Pizza or Pasta? Pizza

Biscuits or cake? Biscuits

Wine or beer? Beer

Football or rugby? Football

Cinema or theatre? Cinema

Gym or TV? TV

Naughty or nice? Nice

Silver or gold? Gold

Tent or hotel? Hotel

Bath or shower? Shower

Starter or pudding? Pudding

Sheets or duvet? Duvet

Apple or banana ? Banana