Many students use having neither time nor place as an excuse to avoid running. npTribune thus explores the alternatives within the campus that are both convenient and suitable for runners.
Why You Should Consider Running Around Campus
1. You get to see parts of Ngee Ann Polytechnic you rarely see under regular circumstances.
2. The irregular surface and [...]
Health isn’t the only reward for two
girls who fell in love with running.
Running a marathon is daunting for most people, but not for two girls whose love for running has not dimmed.
Xanthe Ang, 21, a final-year Mass Communication student, claims her motivation for running comes from a desire to have a “hot body” and a [...]
Despite the pressures of an international competition, two canoe sprinters beat 16 teams to clinch the gold medal at the 19th International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Marathon world Championships in October.
Raymond Tan, 18, a second-year Financial Informatics student and Lee Jia En, 18, a second-year Tourism and Resort
Management student, brought pride to Singapore and NP [...]
Exploring waters unknown is a thrill to Joel
Simon, a part-time scuba diving aficianado,
and full-time adventure seeker. By Foo Min Valerie
“I really like the marine creatures [and] the underwater scenery. It’s very different from the stuff you see on land. It’s colourful and diverse,” says Joel Simon, 20, a final-year Marine & Offshore Technology student as [...]
By Tiffany Sandrasageran
It is becoming a common sight to witness female Muay Thai fighters in the ring as it turns into a celebrated sport. While more males pick up the sport, females are catching on as well.
For final-year Child Psychology & Early Education (CPEE) student Shah Fiany Bte Hatafishah, the decision to take up Muay [...]
Despite not being the fastest swimmer around, Natalie Lim proves
common misconceptions about lifeguards false. By Foo Min Valerie
People have formed several misconceptions about lifeguards over the years. Some of which include the impression that a lifeguard’s job is easy. They believe that all lifeguards sit by the beach and not do anything constructive.
Apart from that, [...]
It was at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) last year that two students first came into contact with handball.
They were hooked and the idea to set up NP’s very own Handball Club was born and the second-year International Business students have received 106 signups since April.
The Club’s president Yvonne Loh, 17, and Timotheus Yong, [...]
A shorter stint in their National Service may be what motivates the boys to do well in the NAPFA test, but what entices some girls to strive for the gold award?
While many girls may pout when they hear about the National Physical Fitness Assessment (NAPFA) test, there are a few who relish the chance to [...]
Not many of us will think about running a marathon, yet one 62-year-old sets his mind on completing 100 km every week.
To some, Mr Tan Kim Pong may just be the jovial director of the Centre of Innovation for Marine & Offshore Technology, but those who know will tell you that outside school, he wears [...]
Biomedical Science student Shawn Tay, 18, represented Singapore under the Singapore Archery Team, and won the Gold Medal at the Asian Grand Prix 2011 in Laos.
The second-year student decided to pick up archery five years ago. His inspiration: “Legolas” from the movie Lord Of The Rings.
“Legolas looks really cool when shooting arrows, and he never [...]