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ToughASIA

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Project #sub9by39 Keeps Kevin Teh In Laser Focus

Kevin Teh Kuok Yuen – an engineer by profession in Kuala Lumpur in the day, “moonlights” as a wannabe pro triathlete in the night. The 34 year-old born and raised in Subang Jaya, draws “inspiration” and jokes with his wife…

Flora Duffy’s Dedication to Triathlon Wins Her Gold in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Since she was seven, Flora Duffy had been dabbling in triathlon in her home country of Bermuda. In this 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 33-year-old surpassed all the favourites to win the gold medal in triathlon. The 3-time Olympian with multiple…

Jack Ah Beh Brings Us Down Memory Lane of Triathlon Racing

Jack Ah Beh. You may have heard of his name or know him personally. But you cannot not know this cameraman behind most running, cycling and triathlon races in Malaysia. Born in Pahang and having grown up in Klang, the…

IRONMAN races cancelled in Malaysia

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world, it has also clenched its iron claws around the IRONMAN races in Malaysia. Regrettably, the IRONMAN Malaysia, IRONMAN 70.3 Langkawi in Langkawi, Kedah plus IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast in…

Chris Khoo and Maple Chan say I DO to Multisports for Life

Chris Khoo turned to multisports when he found it hard to have a sustainable diet and lifestyle. But little did he know that in a few years later, he would find his true love in Maple Chan, pursuing multisports alongside…

Without a Smartwatch, Sue Kay Clocked PB En Route to IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship

It is race morning, and you are all set for the race. You have been training hard and hoping to hit your personal best timing. Somehow during the race, you realised that your smartwatch is NOT functioning as it should…

Aimi Iwasaki perseveres to third placing at ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup and Southeast Championships

Standing among the best of Asian champions, Olympics hopefuls and SEA Games medallists, Aimi Iwasaki was intimidated, yet inspired at the 2020 Rayong NTT ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup and Southeast Championships in Thailand recently. Fresh from her SEA Games…

Ex-National Cyclist Aimi Iwasaki Bounces Back from Injury to Qualify for Triathlon at SEA Games

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again – This old adage rings loud and true for Aimi Iwasaki as she qualified for two events in Triathlon at the SEA Games for the first time in history. Triathlon…

A Young Triathlete’s Dream: Edwin Thiang Aims for Bronze at SEA Games

This article is sponsored by Hammer Nutrition Malaysia. Fuel up with Hammer Nutrition for optimum performance during your race. Every child that participates in sports has dreamed to make it big one day, and that one day has arrived for…

Triple Challenge Spurs Aldrian Yeo Towards SEA Games Triathlon

This article is sponsored by Hammer Nutrition Malaysia. Fuel up with Hammer Nutrition for optimum performance during your race. A full-time coach, a family man and a national triathlete.  These are three very demanding roles for Aldrian Yeo Yu Yong…