Wetherill suffers from multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, a genetic disorder of the cartilage and bones.
Though Wetherill ultimately lost the match -- Kusiak won 3-1 -- the Paralympian happily responded to congratulatory fans on Twitter as video of the shot went viral.
Thanks! Table Tennis is an instinctive sport, may never play a shot like it ever again. Fight for every point, was never letting that one go— David Wetherill (@Wetherill89) September 3, 2012
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