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Exclusive Interview: Chin Mei See perseveres to ace Powerman Malaysia

Chin Mei See had just completed the IRONMAN 70.3 Bangsaen Triathlon in Thailand the week prior to Powerman Malaysia. However, she didn’t use that as an excuse, and persevered to race at the Powerman Malaysia in Putrajaya. Mei See’s perseverance…

Exclusive Interview: Shahrom Abdullah inspires newbies to challenge Powerman Malaysia

Shahrom Abdullah is a well-renowned name in the Duathlon scene in the last twenty years. Now an owner of his own bicycle shop, SA Bike in Alam Damai, Cheras, Shahrom still finds time to train and race competitively in the…

Exclusive Interview with Ironman Asia MD, Geoff Meyer: What does it take to organize an Ironman race?

Every year a momentous triathlon has been celebrated in the mythical islands of Langkawi in Kedah, Malaysia where ‘weekend warriors’ transform at the finish line, with the words’ You are an Ironman’. The triathlon community comes alive and many ‘weekend triathletes’…

Exclusive Interview: Triathlon dream comes true for Barry Lee at Ironman Kona, Hawaii

It takes a village to raise a child, and more so, for a community to send a Triathlete to the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. The world renowned Ironman Kona is deemed to be the world’s toughest Ironman race, with our…

Exclusive Interview with Rupert Chen: How to race Ironman triathlon in sub-10 hours?

Like every other weekend warrior Triathlete, Rupert Chen keeps all his swim caps and medals on the wall at home and has four bicycles in the living room at home. What makes this Malaysian engineer stand out among the crowd, is…

Exclusive Interview: Triathlon’s Power Couple Brad Kahlefeldt and Radka Vodickova at Challenge Iskandar Puteri

Triathlon’s Power Couple Brad Kahlefeldt and Radka Vodickova have been trotting the globe and collecting world titles before Brad took the win, while Radka finished second at the inaugural Challenge Iskandar Puteri in Johor, Malaysia recently. ToughAsia caught up with…

Exclusive Interview with Dato’ Razlan Razali: From CEO Sepang Circuit to Ironman

Dato’ Razlan Razali is better known as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. Unbeknownst to many, Dato’ Razlan (DRR) not only ventured into Triathlon but has completed his first IRONMAN at the 2015 IRONMAN Malaysia Langkawi, where…

Exclusive Interview with Peter Davis and Kit Mah on Under Armour’s Test of Will Superhero Showdown

It’s always more entertaining when superheroes take on a showdown on planet Earth. This time, Captain America and Iron Man played by our very own Malaysia’s Under Armour Brand Athlete Kit Mah and Peter Davis respectively took to the Test of…

Exclusive Interview with Power Couple Ben Allen and Jacqui Slack: Double domination at Xterra Malaysia

Double congratulations are in order to Ben Allen and Jacqui Slack who commemorated their engagement with a double win at Xterra Malaysia. In addition, Ben won the Asia Pacific Tour Champion title while Jacqui finished in second place in the…

Exclusive Interview with Barry Lee: From Ironman to Xterra, off-Road Triathlon

Triathletes are consider a rare breed within the population of athletes, what more when we have a hybrid among us? Barry Lee is already renowned for being the youngest qualifier for Triathlon’s toughest challenge known as Ironman Kona in Hawaii….