Author: Aisyah Gala

It has been a week since Korea happened. I am still over the moon about the achievement I’ve made in Korea. It hasn’t sunk in me yet that I have actually qualified to be in the Olympics. Even saying it out aloud makes my heart...

It began at the start of this week. We had a late morning training session out in Penrith and another one at noon. They weren't really hard sessions, just long and grinding and mentally painful because the second row was a 20km paddle around the...

I don't know where to even begin.I raced at the Interstate Regatta yesterday, representing NSW. The women's team had some crew changes and so they needed someone to row in the Women's Single Scull and I was chosen. Initially I was reluctant to do it...

66 days to the Qualification.I didn't jump out of bed this morning. The routine of leaving home was broken when mum started a conversation with me- noone likes to have conversations at 5am but mum does. Instead of the planned 5:30am, I left home at...

I’m back in Sydney now. The Asian Championships in Beijing was quite an experience.Flying from Sydney to Beijing which took a total travel time of 16hours with a change of flight in Shanghai is no joke but thanks to Qantas and its amazing in-flight entertainment...

Just finished listening to PM Lee’s National Day Rally on YouTube and I felt like I needed to give my two cents worth of being a Singaporean, especially one who represents the country but has decided to stay overseas in order to chase her dreams....