October 9, 2018

Lorie La is ready to take on the world in Tottori. (Photo Rashneel Kumar)

The 2018 ITTF World Cadet Challenge is set to be held in Tottori, Japan from 23-31 October. Get to know New Caledonia’s Lorie La before she takes on the world as a member of Team Oceania.


Goals for the 2018 World Cadet Challenge: Less stress and be in top 15 or 20.

When and why did you first start playing table tennis?: When I was 9 because my father had been playing.

Favourite Japanese table tennis player: Miu Hirano

Favourite Japanese food: Ramen

Favourite anime: Violet Evergreen & No Game, No Life

The first thing I think of when I think of Japan is: Anime

If you were a crayon which colour would you be? All

Whats the last song you listened to? Blackpink

YouTube or Netfix? YouTube

Pineapple on pizza; yes or no? Yes

Cats or dogs: Cats

Dragons or unicorns: Unicorns

Strangest thing you have eaten: Snail

Would you rather be fish in a tank or a fish in the ocean? Fish in the ocean.

Favourite emoji: ????