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Building an ecosystem for the swim bike run community.

Soh Rui Yong, Sharon Tan national champions at Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

“Don't be a pussy, you can take the pain,” Soh Rui Yong told himself as his left hamstring and quads started cramping up at the 30km mark during the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. The national record holder held on to defend his top Singaporean title, finishing five minutes ahead of runner up Mohamed Iskandar.

By |November 30th, 2019|Categories: Running|Tags: , , |

4 exercises to help you run faster

Many distance runners ditch sprints training in favour of long runs and intervals. ‘Why do short-distance?’, you may ask. But inserting some sprints training may actually benefit you. Coach Alfred Sim, who trains the U20 women’s 4x100m relay team, agrees. Sim says that it plays a very important role in not just the sprints,

By |August 28th, 2019|Categories: Running|Tags: |

Amidst a legal storm, Soh Rui Yong keeps his cool

This isn't the first time that two-time SEA Games marathon champion Soh Rui Yong has courted controversy in the media spotlight. But it's the first time that the legal system has been involved, whether he's on the receiving end (over the validity of Ashley Liew's sportsmanship award) or the other (Soh is suing national

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: Running|Tags: |

Introducing: Chasing New Summits, a series

Ever wondered how the elite athletes manage to be a cusp above the rest? Our new series, “Chasing New Summits,” will feature regular journal entries by these elites as they share their training log and let you in on how much blood, sweat and tears they’ve shed to accomplish their goals. Kickstarting this series

By |February 24th, 2018|Categories: Staff Blog, Chasing New Summits|

Introducing Second Wind Nation

Three years ago, we started Second Wind Magazine for a simple reason: to help the local swim bike run community grow, by being a magazine that was dedicated to features and news from and about the community. The following year, we furthered our cause to grow the community by starting an academy that concentrated

By |October 1st, 2017|Categories: Staff Blog|

Zacharias Low series champion for 20-24 age group as Metasprint Series concludes with triathlon

Zacharias Low emerged as the series champion for the 20-24 age group as Metasprint series, organised by Metasport, concluded with the Metasprint triathlon yesterday. Below is a recap of stellar results by athletes from the academy for all three events in the series. The academy also congratulates newcomers Dylan Huan and Victor Liew on

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: Staff Blog|Tags: |