This kid does CrossFit

Parents are signing their children up for unusual sports enrichment classes, which can range from fencing to CrossFit sessions

Six-year-old Max Cheong used to play with foam swords as a toddler. Now, he has taken up fencing instead.

When he was younger, he would watch his sister, who is 12 years old, at fencing classes, mimicking her moves as he peered at the action from behind a glass wall.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 08, 2018, with the headline 'This kid does CrossFit'. Print Edition | Subscribe