For more than 10 years, primary school teacher David Ng watched inline skaters speed past him in East Coast Park, wishing he could skate too. But he held back. “It’s the Asian mentality that after you hit 40, you are over the hill,” the inline skating instructor, now 71, said with a laugh.
On the cusp of his 59th birthday, Mr Ng finally decided to change things – by buying himself a pair of inline skates as a birthday gift. He also enrolled in classes at Skateline, an inline skating shop and skate school.
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