|A shot of our son in action during the 2006 Inter-School Canoeing Championships at the MacRitchie Reservoir.|
|My wife and I with our son who represented Singapore at the inaugural Canoe Marathon World Championships at the Marina Bay in 2011.|
He (extreme left) partnered another boy from NUS to
clinch the silver behind another Singapore team in the K2 event in the Asian
countries category of the 2011 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships.|
The other factor, which I felt could be demoralizing to our young sportsmen, is the meagre attention that the media give to local sports. Often we see pages and pages of news about English football, and hardly any mention of major local sports events at the schools level.