Ryu Seung Min, the gold medalist of the Athens 2004 Olympics and the IOC member, wants to find celebrities who genuinely love ping-pong to revive the ping-pong craze in Korea once again. The members of All That Pingpong! gather and have endless competitions while sweating blood. Until the day they get selected as the elite players, the member won’t stop their challenge. The first variety show of ping-pong is here to rock the show business world!Viu
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Kang Seungyoon Profile
Ace Instinct ‘Kang Seungyoon’
“Sometimes I’m not sure if I’m a table tennis player or an idol.”
My main job is table tennis, my side job is a singer?!
Self-approved table tennis ace
Hitting 11 hours of table tennis is his basic training
An over-immersive table tennis player who only wears clothes for ping-pong
(YGE) Company’s table tennis number one
Now, I dream of becoming the number one table tennis player in the entertainment industry!
With hot smashing, an ace who emerged as a new power in table tennis
Kang Seungyoon appeared on the tvN entertainment program ‘All That Pingpong!’ Episode 1 on January 31st and was seen playing table tennis with Eun Ji Won and Seo Hyo Won, the national table tennis player.
On this day, Eun Ji Won and Seo Hyo Won visited the YG company building to test Kang Seung Yoon’s table tennis playing abilities. Eun Ji Won explained, “These days, there are a lot of YG artists who are into table tennis so there’s even a table tennis stadium prepared in the company building.”
When Kang Seung Yoon appeared for the team tryouts, Seo Hyo Won asked, “You must be playing a lot of table tennis,” to which Kang Seung Yoon replied, “I am playing a lot.” The singer elaborated, “I think I play table tennis at least twice a week. I usually play 8 to 10 hours a day.”
During the interview with the show’s production team, Kang Seung Yoon shared his love for table tennis and revealed he used to play every single day. Kang Seung Yoon explained, “I love table tennis so so much,” and added, “When I used to first play, I played every single day except Sundays.”
Kang Seung Yoon even said he would be willing to give up sleep to play and said he would not play for fun. He explained, “I’m serious about table tennis, I won’t play for fun. I can even invest my sleep time.”
In fact, Kang Seung Yoon impressed everyone when he showed off his skills as he played on par with the national table tennis player.