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10 Year-Old Son Inspires Eugene Teoh Into Triathlon

Most of the time, parents play a role in influencing their children into sports. However for Eugene Teoh, the roles were reversed with his 10 year-old son who had started participating in triathlon. Additionally, the triathlon community proved to be…

Running Increases Confidence and Motivation in Nora Zaidel

Running seems to have inspired Nora Syamsiah Binte Zaidel to not only improve her lifestyle, but also to become more confident. Lessons learned from the highs and lows in running, has enabled the Kuching-born entrepreneur to make adjustments in her…

Aimi Iwasaki: Eating Healthy is the Key to Stay Fit During Lockdown

Every athlete manages their nutrition needs differently, each with their own preference. Even SEA Games triathlon finisher Aimi Iwasaki took some time to fine tune what suits best for her. To keep up with her tenacious training routine, the Penang-based…

Marathon Finisher Captain Shaheen Adam Now Looks Towards Triathlon

29-year old Captain Shaheen Adam, has always been active in sports. While the AirAsia pilot, was mainly pursuing football when he was younger, he and his wife of three years now enjoy hiking, running and wall climbing together. Shaheen was…

Muhd Hafiz “Apete” – Weight Loss Journey Leads To IRONMAN Malaysia Triathlon 12-Hour Finish

Imagine watching an IRONMAN Malaysia race and getting inspired to take up triathlon. Next, to race the full IRONMAN distance and to complete it with a very respectable timing of 12:11:57hrs. And furthermore, to improve it to 11:37:15 hours next…

Melody Tan Set To Do Malaysia Proud Officiating At Tokyo Olympics 2020

If you have been dabbling in triathlon races in Malaysia, you would likely be familiar with Melody Tan. When it comes to officiating triathlon races at the highest levels, chances are that this Kuala Lumpur-born and raised, active lady would…

Janatul “Jaii” Naim Aspires To Represent Malaysia in Multisports

Janatul Naim Bin Mohd Noor might be 22 years young, but he already aspires to represent Malaysia in multisports in the near future. Popularly known as Jaii, the Kuala Lumpur born is also an Officer Cadet in Military Training Academy…

PASKAL Abdul Rahman Aces IRONMAN Triathlon Races Too

For mere mortals, perhaps just being a part of PASKAL for a moment in time, is already considered a major life achievement. But for the super humble “superhuman” Abdul Rahman Bin Abu Hassan, he has been with the Special Operations…

Ahmad Nizam: From 110kg to 71kg And Rank 51 in Malaysia Ultra Trail League

10 years can mean a lot in life if you live life to the fullest. For father-of-two Ahmad Nizam bin Yunus, his transformation is nothing short of phenomenal, from the moment he donned running shoes. The 46-year old manager in…

Khairul Munir Went From Near Obese To A 3h 43m Marathon In First Attempt

  Everyone needs a wake-up call once in a while. For father-of-four Khairul Munir Bin Md Hanif from Kuala Lumpur, put on his running shoes, once he found realised was inching towards obesity. The 37-year old did not like running,…