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Ironman Langkawi 2010 Motivator

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Ironman Langkawi 2009

I made another video with new photos from Shazly just to boost my morale for Ironman Langkawi 2010 training.

Diving Trip to Mabul

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After climbing up to Laban Rata (3273m above sea level), I flew to the other side of Sabah to dive underwater in Mabul. If you don't know where Mabul is, check out goggle map below;


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Mabul popular due to close proximity to Sipadan. Mabul Island is small oval shape surrounded by sandy beaches. I stayed at Sipadan-Mabul Resort, one of a few dive resorts available in Mabul. From the jetty I could see Sipadan Island and Kapalai Island. The place is so beautiful, I already fell in love with Mabul. The people were very friendly and I made many new friends over there. I did 8 dives in 3 days at Mabul, Kapalai, Siamil and Denawan. Mabul known as the world's best muck diving if you are interested with small and micro marine lives. While in Kapalai I could see larger fish. I couldn't a get permit to dive in Sipadan this time around. So, I missed to see a school of barracuda, bumphead, jackfish and hammerhead sharks. Some of the species I saw during my diving were all sor…

23rd Mt Kinabalu International Climbathon

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The Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon has made its reputation as "the world's toughest mountain race". The steepest race on the circuit, it ascend from 1,866m to the summit of Mt Kinabalu (4,095m) over a mere 8.5km - an amazing vertical climb of 2,250m. This year only 25% from my category completed the race. Oh yesss.... that's excluding me! I only managed to get to Laban Rata :P I will try again next year :)