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This is the story of Gary Proctor, for many years the island's top table tennis player. He tells us about his humble beginnings playing for Onchan Youth Club and how through years of determination and self-discipline he went on to represent the island and play in many international competitions around the globe, including the world championships. He describes the invaluable people and friends he met along the way and how the sport in many ways went on to shape the rest of his life.


This interview was conducted by Ged Power as a part of Treisht2020.


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  • Interview with Gary Proctor

More Photos

  • Gary proctor's first trophy
  • Gary Proctor and Barry Callister (1987)
  • 1987 Inter-Island Games team
  • Playing in the 1990 European Championships
  • Gary Proctor with Jan-Ove Waldner