SINGAPORE - Out in the unfriendly sun, no one is training with her but Joan Poh is pushing. No one is timing her but she presses on. "Keep looking for more pain," a coach once told her and she is searching for it on Wednesday (March 25) morning. It does not matter if her mood is gloomy, her intensity cannot afford to dip. So she pulls at her oars, skimming across the surface like a giant water strider.
We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs.