Once a Viper, now a Knight

I am pleased to announce that I have reached an agreement with FAS National Football League (NFL) Division 2 side Warwick Knights Football Club, and will join the Knights for the remainder of the 2018 NFL season. This will come into effect when the mid-season transfer window re-opens in mid-July, prior to which I am…

Focus on growing authentic engagement, not just your follower count

In an age of modern day influencers, the online space has become an increasingly saturated marketplace for businesses and individuals. Having been blessed with the opportunity to immerse myself in this industry: to both live it first hand, and to lead and develop a network of ambassadors from Singapore’s sporting eco-system, I take on your…

JY7 Podcast #3 (part 1): How can I better manage my time in university?

This is a transcript of Podcast #3 that I made on Instagram: @potatopaikia, in which I shared my thoughts for the following question from a first year University student-athlete from Singapore Management University (SMU): What advice can you give someone who has poor time management skills, who has poor will power and no discipline to…

JY7 Podcast #2 (part 3): How do men fall in love?

This is a transcript of Podcast #2 that I made on Instagram: @potatopaikia, in which I shared my thoughts for the following question: We all know women are complex creatures when it comes to falling in love. But what about men? Let us hear you talk about how men fall in love. My answer: I’d like…

JY7 Podcast #2 (part 1): What is a SportSG Ambassador?

This is a transcript of Podcast #2 that I made on Instagram: @potatopaikia, in which I shared my thoughts for the following question: What is a Sport Singapore (SportSG) brand ambassador, and how can I apply for it? My answer: The SportSG brand ambassadors is a group of individuals comprising national athletes (past and present),…

Chinese New Year Gourmet Burgers?

What do you do when you are invited to try out the latest food creation in town? Ask your foodie friend and resident food expert along to check it out of course! And that’s exactly what happened today. Jannah and I were at  HANS IM GLÜCK earlier to try out their limited edition Chinese New…

Rolling back the years in Koh Samui

“Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” – Anonymous And then there were three. Our usual group, which started off with five brothers making its first overseas trip to Bintan in 2007, has dwindled over time – four made the trip to Phuket in June 2014, and this time only…

Melaka weekend getaway

So I realised it’s been exactly two months since I last blogged about anything, and now that I finally have some free time on my hands it’s time to catch up on my blog! Warning: This blog post contains plenty of food pictures, read on an empty stomach at your own risk. For those of…

Filming of Singapore Tennis Festival Online Commercial

I’m still feeling the after effects of some pretty intense filming for the Singapore Tennis Festival over the last two days. More specifically I can’t really feel my arms and legs, but that was probably because we had a shortage of manpower to move some pretty heavy equipment across film locations. LOL. The weather over…

Built for resilience

*The views and opinions expressed in this post are purely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Sport Singapore. I reckon it’s always a great idea to start off each day practising gratitude. So for me, amidst what has been an insane work schedule the past three…