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Club Focus: Harding MTB Racing Team

Frequent attendees of Singapore cycling races this year will be very familiar with the distinctive orange jerseys of Harding MTB Racing Team. Not only have the Harding youngsters been gracing podiums on a regular basis, [...]

Speed bumps: Goh Choon Huat’s rocky road to glory

“Huat” is a Singlish colloquial term which means “to prosper” or “to strike it big”. It is a fitting nickname for Donaben Goh Choon Huat, affectionately known as “Ah Huat” among his friends and teammates. [...]

Years of dedication pay off for Sumedha Lim

Having picked up the sport in 2006, triathlon has been part of 20-year-old Sumedha Lim's life for almost half his time on earth. Those long years of dedication paid off big for Lim in April [...]

Unleash your power at the Athlete Lab

In the first of a two-part series examining the pros and cons of power-based training, we visit Singapore cycling studio Athlete Lab, which fully embraces the mighty watt. –––––––––––––––––––––––– It wasn’t so long ago that [...]

Brown and Dohling conquer mud at Jungle Cross IV

September 19, 2016 Singapore – A week of rain turned the Centaurs Jungle Trail into a muddy quagmire but that did nothing to spoil the action at Jungle Cross IV yesterday, where Anthony Brown (Cannasia) [...]

Tri-Factor makes bold move with Thailand expansion

Having attracted a remarkable 35,000 participants in Singapore since making its debut in 2009, the successful Tri-Factor Series is embarking on a major expansion by moving into the regional triathlon market. The big day is [...]

Triathlon relights fire for burnt-out swimmer Low

In the third of our series of interviews with Second Wind Academy athletes, we feature Zacharias Low, a Sports Science Management student at Republic Polytechnic. The 19-year-old Low has recorded some remarkable results in the [...]

Perth pulls off perfect gran fondo world champs

The city of Perth staged a grand show last weekend in hosting the world amateur cycling championships, but the masterstroke that made the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships (GFWC) such a success was moving the [...]

Craze Ultra goes the distance for Singapore

September 6, 2016 – The oppressive heat of the day was subsiding and the first wave of participants in the Craze Ultra 2016 were 11 hours into their race as last Saturday night beckoned. Without the fanfare [...]

Suriadi bounces back after cycling accident

A cycling accident in 2014 left promising triathlon star Jeremia Christy Suriadi with compression fractures in seven vertebrae and a broken hipbone. It took guts and passion for the 19-year-old Second Wind Academy athlete to [...]

Chiang Mai, city of coffee and climbs

Having caught the competitive cycling bug at college in the United States, I returned to Singapore three years ago not knowing if I would find the same racing opportunities in my home region. More importantly, [...]

The last of the bike uncles

The spectacular growth in cycling in Singapore over the past decade has seen gleaming new bike shops pop up all over the island. This is undoubtedly a positive development and Second Wind Magazine intends to publish [...]

Youth Olympics alum Bryce Chong has bigger goal

In the first of a new series placing the spotlight on our athletes at Second Wind Academy, we catch up with perennial race winner and the young man many consider to be Singapore’s No.1 youth [...]

Croneborg finally takes win at Ironman 70.3 Bintan

August 28, 2016 Bintan, Indonesia – After years of being the nearly man in Bintan, Fredrik Croneborg finally climbed to the top step of the podium with a thrilling win in the Wonderful Indonesia Ironman 70.3 [...]

Athlete profile: the Kona-bound Dione Wang

Just about everybody who follows the Singapore triathlon scene is familiar with Ling Er Choo, the age-group superstar who will be making her third trip to the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii this October. But [...]

Bikes We Like: Colnago C60

Say hello to “Bikes We Like”, an occasional series showcasing bikes or frames that grab the attention of the Second Wind Magazine editorial team – or you our readers. The intent of Bikes We Like [...]

Port Dickson tri cements status as destination race

August 23, 2016 The Port Dickson International Triathlon returned for its 15th edition last weekend at the Admiral Avillion Cove Hotel in the Malaysian resort town of Port Dickson. The two-day multisports festival featured a Sprint [...]

Sim and Lee take top honours as crit racing roars back

August 22, 2016 In what has been a banner year for the Singapore road-racing scene, Calvin Sim (Loue Black Dot Racing) claimed the main prize at the Seletar Aerospace Park Criterium yesterday using a daring [...]

Low and Suriadi claim top spots at truncated TriFactor Triathlon

August 21, 2016 Sinagpore - Second Wind Academy teammates Zacharias Low and Christy Jeremia Suriadi emerged winners of the men's and women's open category at this morning's truncated TriFactor Triathlon. In the finale of the 4-part TriFactor Series, [...]

Johor crit a template for Singapore cycling?

August 18, 2016 This Sunday’s Seletar Aerospace Park Criterium is creating a huge buzz within the local roadie community, as event organiser CycoSports brings back to Singapore the art and spectacle of grassroots crit racing after [...]

Bright future for double junior national champ Firoz

Continuing our occasional series of interviews with Singapore’s national cycling champions, we talk to teenage sensation Firoz Loh who performed a notable double in May by clinching both the 2016 Junior Individual Time Trial and [...]

Junaidi streak continues at Jungle Cross III

August 15, 2016 Singapore – Junaidi Hashim (Team 29’er) kept his recent hot streak going on Sunday by sweeping to victory in the Elite mountain bike category at Jungle Cross III, the latest installment in [...]

Club Focus: NUS Cross Country Team

One of the philosophies behind Second Wind Magazine is to support and provide recognition to Singapore’s budding endurance athletes. As such we are pleased to give exposure to local swimming, cycling, running or triathlon clubs [...]

National Champ Elyas on Track for Even Bigger Things

Young sprint sensation Mohamed Elyas upset the favourites at the 2016 OCBC Cycle National Road Championships in May to be crowned the Singapore National Road Race Champion in the elite Men’s Open category. We caught [...]

Double delight for Junaidi at OCBC Cycle Car Park Climb

August 8, 2016 Cross-discipline superstar Junaidi Hashim (Entro/Team 29er) showed off the perfect combo of strength, speed, skill and guts to dominate the OCBC Cycle Car Park Climb in downtown Singapore on Sunday, taking both [...]