Syed & AsadCongratulations Syed & Asad Ad’ha Aljunied!

Syed & Asad (pictured above) win 2 x SPORTS AWARDS from Video Ezy which includes a FREE New Release.

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Winners of NBAthlete of the Month – May! Syed and his son Asad have made a huge impact since joining the club from Singapore in early 2015. Traveling 1 hour each way to training and back shows their dedication and commitment.  The guys bring a very welcome ‘international’ component to the team which all our members appreciate.

SYED:

Age: 40 (soon to be)

Height: 1.7m

Nickname: –

Star sign: Sagittarius

Occupation: Researcher (Phd Candidate @ UWA)

Favourite athletics events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m

Favourite athletics meeting: Olympics

Favourite clothing label: Adidas and Puma

Favourite meal: Malay Rendang, Indian Curry, Thai Green and Red Curry

Favourite dessert: Chendol (Traditional Singapore-Malaysia-Indonesia dessert made from shaved ice, coconut milk, green starched noodles with pandan flavouring and palm sugar)

Favourite drink: Teh Tarik or Pulled Tea (Hot milk tea beverage which can be commonly found in restaurants, outdoor stalls and kopi tiams in Singapore and Malaysia)

Favourite holiday spot: Great Ocean Road @ Melbourne

Favourite music: Those with reflective messages such as love for God, passages of life and relationships.

Favourite other sport: Soccer, hockey and sepaktakraw (kick volleyball played by Southeast Asians which requires consistent ball control and acrobatic moves)

Sporting hero: Zinedine Zidane

Place to relax: Home

What I would do with a million dollars: Be a full time athlete for three years so as to realise my full potential!

Ideal future job: Professor of Political Science and International Relations

When did I start Athletics: January 2009 when I was 86kg then! I started regular 5km runs in Canberra during my last semester at the Australian National University in order to bring my weight down to 68kg!

Biggest influence: Religion

Pre comp ritual: I usually recite the Arabic phrases “In the Name of God, The Most Gracious The Most Merciful” and “Peace be Upon the Prophet Muhammad” as I seek God’s protection as well as the Prophet’s blessings for me to do my best, to do well and be safe from any injuries.

Am I superstitious: No

What I like about North Beach Athletics: NBA has an experienced and qualified coach, rugged gym, cool training environment and committed athletes. All these add up to a complete training environment for best performances.

ASAD:

Age:15

Height: 1.63m

Nickname:

Star sign: Aries

Occupation: Student

Favourite athletics events: 100m, 200m, 4x100m, Long Jump

Favourite athletics meeting: World Championships

Favourite clothing label: Adidas

Favourite meal: Crispy Noodles with Black Bean Sauce Beef

Favourite dessert: Chocolate cake

Favourite drink: Soy Milk

Favourite holiday spot: Great Ocean Road @ Melbourne

Favourite music: Fast Paced Songs

Favourite other sport: Soccer, Floorball

Sporting hero: Cristiano Ronaldo

Place to relax: Home

What I would do with a million dollars: Invest in properties so as to build up my wealth

Ideal future job: Surgeon

When did I start Athletics: This year

Biggest influence: Father

Pre comp ritual: Listen to music

Am I superstitious: No

What I like about North Beach Athletics: NBA provides a conducive environment for training and the club gives its members an all-round experience as well as provides adequate equipment for them to train. NBA also has an experienced coach whose presence facilitates well-organised trainings and produces motivated athletes.