Singaporean pole dancer Louis Sue twirls to new heights

Mr Louis Sue, 25, a contestant on Asia's Got Talent, started pole dancing five years ago when he was looking for a way to keep fit that incorporated both fitness and dance. He teaches Straits Times journalist Jan Lee some basic moves.
Louis Sue is a professional pole dancer and co-owner of PXD Pole Studio at Robinson Road.
Louis Sue is a professional pole dancer and co-owner of PXD Pole Studio at Robinson Road.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Louis Sue started pole-dancing in 2014 and had previously learnt modern dance in secondary school.
Louis Sue started pole-dancing in 2014 and had previously learnt modern dance in secondary school.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
ST reporter Jan Lee attending a beginner lesson by Singaporean pole dancer Louis Sue.
ST reporter Jan Lee attending a beginner lesson by Singaporean pole dancer Louis Sue.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Pole-dancing started out as just a fitness hobby for Louis Sue, and it then became a passion and career choice for him.
Pole-dancing started out as just a fitness hobby for Louis Sue, and it then became a passion and career choice for him.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

SINGAPORE - Whirling through the air around a metal pole, a 25-year-old pole dancer is flying the flag for Singapore on talent show Asia's Got Talent.

Shrugging off any gender stereotypes associated with the sport, he - yes, he - has made it past the judges' auditions.

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