These Singaporeans get a leg-up as world champions in shoe shining

Mr Ash Samsudin (left) and Mr John Chung are world champions in shoe shining. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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SINGAPORE - Mr John Chung was so passionate about classic leather men's shoes, he ditched his chance to earn a university degree so that he could pursue his unlikely dream.

In 2013, after completing national service and at the age of 21, he started his shoe brand Mason & Smith.

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