'Fun' way to scale new heights

YOG-bound Kampton, with four PBs this year, also aims to raise profile of high jump

Kampton Kam going over the bar in training for the Youth Olympics, which start on Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 17-year-old, whose personal best is 2.10m, says the adrenaline rush in competition spurs him on.
Kampton Kam going over the bar in training for the Youth Olympics, which start on Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 17-year-old, whose personal best is 2.10m, says the adrenaline rush in competition spurs him on.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

As a high jumper, Kampton Kam is always aiming to raise the bar - literally.

He has done so four times this year after setting four personal bests over the last few months, and will chase another at the Oct 6-18 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 01, 2018, with the headline ''Fun' way to scale new heights'. Subscribe