Video at wake shows paraglider's love of sport

A screengrab from the video of an airborne Mr Ng Kok Choong that was shown at his wake. His daughter-in-law, Miss Priscilla Luo, said he had sometimes shared videos and photographs of his flights with the family, and this video is just something smal
A screengrab from the video of an airborne Mr Ng Kok Choong that was shown at his wake. His daughter-in-law, Miss Priscilla Luo, said he had sometimes shared videos and photographs of his flights with the family, and this video is just something small for everyone to remember him by.PHOTO: COURTESY OF PRISCILLA LUO

Body flown home yesterday; only fitting loved ones see him doing what he was passionate about, says brother

As family and friends streamed in to pay their last respects to paraglider Ng Kok Choong, 53, at his wake yesterday afternoon, they also got to see him doing what he loved most.

Just three steps away from where he lay in his coffin, a 42-inch screen television was showing on a loop an 80-second clip of an airborne Mr Ng, all smiles as he paraglided, sharing the sky views that he loved, using a camera mounted on a selfie stick.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2018, with the headline 'Video at wake shows paraglider's love of sport'. Print Edition | Subscribe