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Triangle Thunder Wheelchair Basketball

Kris Mercer – #50

Thunder D3

Power Forward

Class 3.0

When did you start playing wheelchair basketball?  2006-2007 then took time off and started playing sled hockey. Then came back to b-ball this year. 

What part of wheelchair basketball do you enjoy most?  Exercise and the friendships 

Who is your favorite basketball player of all-time?  Kurt Rambis 

How would you describe yourself, in three words?  Gun-loving patriotic American

What is your favorite pre-game song? House of pain Jump Around 

What is your disability or injury?  T-8 incomplete para and below the knee amputee

What are some of your hobbies?  Hunting 

What is your favorite movie?  For your eyes only 

What is your favorite book or literary work?  The Bible 

Do you participate in any other adaptive sports?  If so, what?  Yes , sled hockey. Carolina sled hockey team captain 

What’s your favorite food?  Italian 

Who is your favorite college basketball team?  Tarheels 

Where were you born?  Hamilton Ohio 

Where would you like to go for a dream vacation?   Australia 

Who is your role model?  My father