20 Jul '16, 6am

In this 'For A Day' series, our sporty writer tries flowriding at @WaveHouseSG!

In this 'For A Day' series, our sporty writer tries flowriding at @WaveHouseSG!

I have always enjoyed sports. I have been in badminton, volleyball and gymnastics, and I have always thought of myself as someone sporty and adventurous . When I was sent to Wave House Sentosa to shadow a FlowRider instructor for a day, I was absolutely elated. It was the sort of activity I would expect myself to enjoy and pick up quickly. I was also asked to complete two challenges: to stay on the flow board for at least 30 seconds, and to move the flow board from left to right. Tsk, it barely sounded like a challenge to me. Having skated on penny boards and roller blades previously, I felt that I could easily ace the basics of flowboarding. (I was so wrong.) I reported to FlowRider instructor Goh Jun Jie, 21, for my shadowing shift last Tuesday. What surprised me was his age, and his dark tan. THE BUBBLY INSTRUCTOR OFTEN TALKED ANIMATEDLY ABOUT HOW MUCH HE LOVED HIS JOB....

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