Tag: Article Interviews

Interview with Marie Purvis, Master Trainer, Nike

Interview with Marie Purvis, Master Trainer, Nike

This trainer loves Christmas lights, trains six days a week, and will take you to the next level. A firm believer of full body functional training, Marie Purvis encourages a diverse training programme to help athletes get better, faster and stronger.

Sky Khoo: Going Beyond Competing

Sky Khoo: Going Beyond Competing

Sky Khoo is your runner’s runner, with multiple races under his belt and a determination to keep going faster. This year, he’s using his Standard Chartered Marathon run to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Running Blind: Wai Yee Dreams Big

Running Blind: Wai Yee Dreams Big

Wai Yee and her six friends are running in the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore in December. They’re a bit nervous. Not because they’re blind, but because this is their first big running event and most of them just started running regularly a few months ago.

Become the King of the Road with Yoga

Become the King of the Road with Yoga

As the race date draws near, most runners must be stepping up their training programme to achieve peak race performance. It is, however, important to remember that we can only become “Kings” of the road, if we stay injury-free. A good way to prevent injury and also improve overall performance is to practice Yoga.

Kami Semick: Distance is Just a Number

Kami Semick: Distance is Just a Number

Kami Semick, like many of us, found her passion and herself in university. Unlike the majority, she sought it out, honed her skill, steeled her mettle and blazed through trails with a steady beat and absolute focus on her goal. Over the past decade or so, her dedication to the sport garnered her the world trophy 50k and multiple road and trail championships ranging from 50km to 50miles (roughly 80.5km). Here is a peek into the mind of a champion.

Never Stop Pushing The Limit: An Interview with Kor Hong Fatt

Never Stop Pushing The Limit: An Interview with Kor Hong Fatt

Kor Hong Fatt started running at the age of 70. Today, at the age of 80, Hong Fatt completed a total of 16 marathons and counting. With races like the Shanghai Marathon, Beijing Marathon and Boston Marathon under his belt, Hong Fatt proved that running is definitely not limited to the young and virile.

Athlete-Coach Inspiration: An Interview with Fabian Williams

Athlete-Coach Inspiration: An Interview with Fabian Williams

Fabian Williams is currently Head Coach of Fabian Williams Coaching Concepts (FWCC) with an International Association of Athletes Federation (IAAF) Level 1, Australian Track & Field Coaches Association Level I, II, III & IV coaching certifications. It doesn’t stop there. His journey as an athlete prior to coaching traces back more than two decades.

The Turnaround: An Interview with Ashley Liew

The Turnaround: An Interview with Ashley Liew

Ashley Liew’s story is nothing short of inspirational food for the soul. We’re not just referring to athletes aspiring to attain the highest levels of excellence but the Average Joe on the street too.

Twin Potential: An Interview with Dana & Nena Fritz

Twin Potential: An Interview with Dana & Nena Fritz

At only 16, Dana and Nena Fritz – American twin sisters – have already made strides as long distance athletes in Singapore. Believe it or not, they’ve consistently secured top 10 finishes in races such as the Nike WE RUN SG 10K

Never Been Wearied: An Interview with Yang Jiagen

Never Been Wearied: An Interview with Yang Jiagen

To complete The North Face 100(TNF100) on a solo run within the stipulated cut-off time is already a complimentary feat in itself. To come up tops would simply be unfathomable by most.