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Budding Triathlete discovers more than the competition at The Everly Putrajaya Aquathlon

This year’s Putrajaya Aquathlon was quite a new experience for me. It’s my first year racing in an adult category (16-20 years old), and I was nervous about the 500m pool swim, since I was used to long swims in…

Teenage Triathlete makes costly mistake at Perdana Builders Malaysia International Duathlon

The importance of fast transitions My coaches have always emphasized how quick transitions would have a huge impact on my triathlon/duathlon races but to be honest, I didn’t think it would make that much of a difference… until the Perdana…

Teenage triathlete harnesses inner strength at the Putrajaya Perdana Triathlon 2017

The strange feeling of doubt shrouded my mind as I stepped out of the car with my bike and gear. It had been quite a while since my last triathlon race, and the thought of it made me nervous and…

Team spirit lifts young triathlete to podium at Nexus International School Triathlon

Darkness still lingered in the wee hours of the morning at the Nexus International School, the host for the Nexus International School Triathlon in Putrajaya, Malaysia. I revisited this race on a nostalgic note, with my first foray into the world…

Young triathlete podiums at Ultra Aquathlon 2017 for Juniors

Teenager Angie Liew has grown to love competing in Triathlon, following her father’s footsteps. This 13 year-old sweet lass recounts her recent podium finish at the Ultra Aquathlon in Malacca, in the Dash category on a 300m open water swim and 2km run….

Liew family races together at 113 Bukit Merah Triathlon

“What is the run course? What is the swim course? What is the bike course?” Edward asked panicking. “It will be alright,” said mum calmly as we travelled as a family, to the Bukit Merah 113 triathlon race in Perak,…

Young siblings triathletes show passion and determination in Nexus International School Triathlon

Siblings Angie and Edward Liew rumbled like warriors through the 2016 Nexus International School Triathlon at Putrajaya recently. They had both joined the Tri-AMAteur Club which trains kids for triathlon, and this event proved to be their first judgement day….

Young triathlete takes on Ultra Aquathlon for Juniors

It was such a different experience altogether this time at the recent Ultra Aquathlon in Putrajaya, Malaysia where I participated in the 300m swim and 2km run for Juniors under-15.  I had recently joined and started training with the triathlete…