Story by Clement Tan/Red Sports. Pictures by Cheah Wenqi/Red Sports.
Bishan Stadium, Friday, 21 April 2017 — For a moment, things looked quite bleak for Hwa Chong Institution’s Ethan Cheong. Partly due to a poor choice of poles, he failed at the first two attempts at his opening height. It was not the way he wanted to round off his six-year journey as a schoolboy pole vaulter.