After a grueling two-day fitness challenge held at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur last weekend, Khoo Teik Guan (Best Male Winner) and Koay Jin May (Best Female Winner) crowned as winners of Under Armour “Test of Will” National Heats. The two-days event held from 11th to 12th March brought a total of 457 participants competing in Under Armour “Test of Will” 2017 National Heats. Both winners will be representing Malaysia in the Regional Finale in Mays 2017 for the Regional Titles. Khoo Teik Guan, highest scorer of male category, and highest scorer of female category each walked away with RM 1000 worth of Under Armour merchandise and many more.
The fitness challenge consists of Burpees, One Arm Thruster, TRX Rows and Sandbag Throw. Each participant are required to complete all four challenges in four-minute time. Each of them will be assessed based in their speed, balance, agility and power.
Test of Will 2017 is the second edition after a success debut in 2016. 2017 edition is even more challenging being held at outdoor, exposing participants with heat and rain as well. The event aimed to celebrate human performance through intense functional training challenges for the most determined athletes, goal-getters and fitness aspirants. Not even heavy rain in the evening stop all the participants from flocking in for registration and to test their will. In fact the Malaysia National Heats recorded the highest registration to date, alongside other participating countries such as Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines.
The Regional Finals is set to be held in Kuala Lumpur this time at Berjaya Times Square on the 6th May 2017. Our Malaysia representatives will be joining 6 other national heats from participating countries to earn the title of Under Armour Southeast Asia’s Best Male and Best Female Athlete.
Under Armour “Test of Will” 2017 is sponsored by Subaru and Sanctband Active, and supported by partners including Celebrity Fitness, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Optimum Nutrition, Lab Series, InstaShaker, Skullcandy, Yogood and FitBox.