Harrison prepares to serve. He said that the effects of Parkinson’s disease, which he struggles with every day, melt away when he picks up the paddle to play. “I suppose I feel more in control of myself,” he said.
Rufford Harrison has always been most comfortable around the sport of table tennis.He first picked up a racket while attending high school in England, and has worn several hats - player, official, organizational president - during his decades in the game. The sport led him to China for the fabled Pingpong Diplomacy… 0