Dragon boat: Wet and wild at Marina Regatta

Muhammad Ismail, 35-year-old master coach at Ritual Gym, negotiating an "Insane" level obstacle course during a media preview of the DBS Marina Regatta yesterday.
Muhammad Ismail, 35-year-old master coach at Ritual Gym, negotiating an "Insane" level obstacle course during a media preview of the DBS Marina Regatta yesterday.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Obstacle course will challenge masses; Schooling to meet guests at DBS event

Muhammad Ismail has biceps the size of mangoes and the agility of a jungle cat, which makes him ideal to design and demonstrate the gruelling new obstacle course at this year's DBS Marina Regatta.

Billed as South-east Asia's largest land and water obstacle course, the Battle Bay Extreme circuit features eight hurdles of varying difficulty and the 35-year-old deftly negotiated every single one in a media preview at The Promontory@Marina Bay yesterday evening.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 23, 2018, with the headline 'Wet and wild at Marina Regatta'. Print Edition | Subscribe