Thank you, Mum: Singapore's athletes pay tribute to their No. 1 supporters on Mother's Day

May 08, 2021 6:15 PMSINGAPORE - Behind the success of many athletes, lies an army of officials, coaches and team-mates. Yet, for most sportsmen and women, their start in sport begins at home. Here, some of Singapore's finest athletes pay tribute to one of their most important pillars of support - their mums - ahead of Mother's Day (May 9). LIFE LESSON AT 10 "When I was in Primary 4, my mum took me jogging at Bedok Reservoir. I had no form of training then and was unable to keep up with her... She didn't stop to wait for me, but encouraged me to keep putting one foot in front of the other and (told me) that distance running was about consistent effort that would get us to the finish line.