A lost key opens doors to lifelong hobby of picking locks

Mr Zach Goh is one of a handful of people in Singapore who engage in a little known hobby called "locksport".
Mr Zach Goh is one of a handful of people in Singapore who engage in a little known hobby called "locksport".ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - When he was in secondary school, Mr Zach Goh misplaced the keys to a locked drawer containing his video games and toys.

Desperate to open it, he tried picking the lock with a paper clip - something he had seen done successfully in television shows and movies.

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