Life as a pro not a burden: Schooling

Singapore's Olympic champion Joseph Schooling will conduct a sharing session as well as experience sailing in Marina Bay on Sunday. As part of his commitment to DBS, he will also lead a Celebrity Challenge for the Battle Bay Extreme (Initiate) at the
Olympic champion Joseph Schooling will train here for three months under national head coach and performance director Stephan Widmer as he targets three gold medals at the Asian Games in Indonesia in August.PHOTO: UT ATHLETICS
Singapore's Olympic champion Joseph Schooling will conduct a sharing session as well as experience sailing in Marina Bay on Sunday. As part of his commitment to DBS, he will also lead a Celebrity Challenge for the Battle Bay Extreme (Initiate) at the
Singapore's Olympic champion Joseph Schooling will conduct a sharing session as well as experience sailing in Marina Bay on Sunday. As part of his commitment to DBS, he will also lead a Celebrity Challenge for the Battle Bay Extreme (Initiate) at the DBS Marina Regatta next Sunday with national sailors Griselda Khng and Olivia Chen. PHOTO: DBS MARINA REGATTA

Swim star confident of juggling training with commercial role as he targets 2020 Olympics

Champions often return to where they started. For Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling, his homecoming marks the start of his preparations for the next stage of his swimming career.

The 22-year-old turned professional after his final National Collegiate Athletic Association swim meet in March, and is eager to embrace life as a pro swimmer.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 24, 2018, with the headline 'Life as a pro not a burden: Schooling'. Print Edition | Subscribe