The Inside Track

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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“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much”

HELEN KELLER


Community Stories & Interviews

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, and the team behind our team.

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.