The Inside Track is the Singapore Disability Sports Council’s resource bank specially curated for all Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).
Content ranging from heartwarming stories and interviews, tips and tricks, guides, resources and more, are stored here. We are excited to walk with you on this journey of life.
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Our athletes train hard everyday to strive to improve their personal bests and hone their craft. There are stories to be told in every triumph and every victory, every high and every low. These are the untold stories about our athletes, the team behind our team and the community heroes who contribute to disability sports in Singapore.
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|The Bahrain 2021 Asian Youth Para Games Experience Through the Eyes of our Athletes|
We spoke to three athletes, Aloysius Gan (Boccia), Janelle Tong (Swimming) and Caleb Lee (Table Tennis), as they reflected on their Bahrain 2021 AYPG experience and found out what’s ahead for them in the coming months. Read HERE.
|In the Spotlight: KF1 Karting and Andaz Singapore|
We spoke to two gold partners of the SDSA Digital Raffle 2021 on what drove them to come forward to support SDSC's fundraiser. Read HERE.
|Cycling Team in Wales|
Steve Tee Wee Leong, pilot Ang Kee Meng and Coach Athena Han are now in Wales for a training camp as they make final preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Get an inside peek into their training camp as they prepare for the race of their lives. Read HERE.
|Mother's Day Special: Parental Support Integral to Nicole Fu’s Achievements in the Pool|
We speak to Ferin Fu, mother of national para swimmer Nicole Fu, to understand how swimming has shaped Nicole's life. Read HERE.
|Tiger Balm WeHeartBoccia Community Outreach Programme|
We speak to Neo Kah Whye and Juni Syafiqa Jumat about volunteering their time as mentors for the workshop. Read HERE.
|People of SDSC: CP Lions|
We speak to Coach Mohamed Azhar Mohamed Idros, coach of the Cerebral Palsy Football team, about how his charges are keeping fit by taking part in an able-bodied 4 vs 4 competition. Read HERE.
|People of SDSC: Delia Kang|
We speak to Delia, a Triathlon athlete in her 50s, on her reflections for 2020 and how she keeps an active lifestyle. Read HERE.
|In the Spotlight: Megan Chua|
Megan Chua and a group of friends helped to raise funds for SDSC through a bake sale and the sale of handmade tote bags. Read more HERE.
|In the Spotlight: Joash Nga|
Joash Nga spent his school holidays raising funds for SDSC. Read more HERE.
|People of SDSC: Wong Zhi Wei|
We speak to Wong Zhi Wei who is back to swimming after a short layoff. Read more HERE.
|People of SDSC: Jovin Tan|
We speak to Jovin Tan, the first sailing coach with a disability in Singapore and how he is a trailblazer for the sport of sailing. Read more HERE.
|People of SDSC: Kevin Wong|
We speak to outgoing SDSC President Kevin Wong on his tenure and his plans to stay involved in the disability sports scene in Singapore. Read more HERE.
|Haw Par Para Sports Bursary Feature: Ho Jing Rui Gareth|
We speak to Haw Par Para Sports Bursary Award 2019 recipient Ho Jing Rui Gareth about how the bursary has helped him pursue his sporting dreams. Read more HERE.
|People of SDSC: A Conversation with Local Classifiers|
We speak to local classifiers Dr Lim Mui Hong and Mr Mohammed Faisal Suptu about how they became classifiers and what the classification process is all about. Read more HERE.
|Meet your SDSA 2020 Nominees|
The Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) and Haw Par Corporation are proud to present the Singapore Disability Sports Awards (SDSA) 2020. The awards aim to recognise achievements and contributions made by individuals or groups to the development of disability sports. Meet some of the nominees for the awards HERE.
|People of SDSC: Yurnita Omar | Boccia Coach|
For the fourth edition of ‘Athlete Q&A’, we switch things up and speak with boccia coach Yurnita Omar. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Toh Wei Soong | Swimming; Suhairi Suhani | Athletics; Steve Tee | Cycling|
For the third edition of ‘Athlete Q&A’, we speak with the faces of SDSC's latest campaign #DefyLimits. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Kalai Vanen | Powerlifting|
Powerlifter, Kalai Vanen shares how he makes sure that he sticks to his schedule and continues with training. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Nurul Taha | Boccia |
Planning your weekly activities can clearly illustrate whether or not you are staying on schedule. Nurul shares with us her weekly planner during the ‘Circuit Breaker’. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Dr Darren Chua | Table Tennis|
Dr Darren Chua is an athlete defying physical impairment. The two-time ASEAN Para Games medalist suffered from a stroke at the age of 24. Dr Darren never relented and instead, chose to focus on what he deemed possible, for himself. From picking up table tennis as rehabilitation, to representing Singapore and winning medals for the nation, Dr Darren embodies what it means to #DefyLimits. Click HERE to read more.
|Athlete Q&A: Nur Syahidah Alim | Archery|
For the second edition of ‘Athlete Q&A’, we speak with the reigning world number 1 Syahidah Alim about her sports journey, pre-competition routine, training from home, THAT unexpected experience at the Rio Paralympic Games 2016 and more. Click HERE to read more.
|Athlete Q&A: Sophie Soon & Colin Soon | Swimming |
We speak to siblings Sophie and Colin Soon in our first edition of ‘Athlete Q&A’. You asked the questions and they answered. Click HERE to view more.
|People of SDSC: Mohd Ismail Hussain | Tenpin Bowling|
Ismail Hussain is an athlete defying visual impairment. The four-time ASEAN Para Games gold medalist started bowling in 2010, and has not looked back since. Ismail is keen to give back to the sport, when he decides to call it a day on his career as an athlete. He chanced upon the sport of bowling in 2010, and he hopes to encourage more persons with disabilities to get involved in sport. Click HERE to read more.
|Train From Home: Goalball |
The athletes from the goalball team have been training from home since the circuit breaker measures have been implemented. We speak to the athlete Joan Hung and coach Hansen Bay to learn more about how they are continuing to keep fit. Click HERE to read more.
|Train From Home: CP Football Team |
We speak to the athletes from the CP Football about how they are continuing to keep fit. Read more about how they are implementing and coping with their training from home. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Nur Aini | Powerlifting |
Nur Aini Mohamad Yasli is an athlete defying physical impairment. Aini is training hard to qualify for the Paralympic Games. She takes time to reflect after every training and maps out how to continuing learning and growing as an athlete. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Edwin Tan | Chess|
Edwin Tan is an athlete defying visual impairment. Edwin is looking forward to competing at the ASEAN Para Games 2020, now slated to take place in October. He has been preparing by training twice a week and listening to online videos. Chess has taught Edwin values that has made him a better person. Click HERE to read more.
|Defy Limits | Fundraising Campaign |
Defy Limits is SDSC’s fundraising campaign for 2020. We celebrate and tell the stories of three hero athletes, Suhairi Suhani, Toh Wei Soong and Steve Tee, and how they have all defied limits in their pursuit of sporting excellence. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Pang Qiang Liang, Coach | Archery|
Qing Liang has been in the archery scene for a while but recently transitioned to foray into coaching. Click HERE to read more about his role as an archery coach.
|People of SDSC: Tay Wei Ming | Badminton|
Tay Wei Ming is Singapore’s first ever World Badminton Champion! We asked Wei Ming about his journey to become a pro-shuttler. Click HERE to read more.
|People of SDSC: Eric Tseng | Chef De Mission for the 2020 ASEAN Para Games|
Meet Eric Tseng, Chef De Mission for the 2020 ASEAN Para Games. We asked Eric about his experiences in sports and thoughts about the upcoming APG. Eric also shared what goes on while preparing for the game. Click HERE to read more.