The Mountain Man: Jeremy Tong Zhi Hao

The Mountain Man

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The Mountain Man up on Stok Kranji, 6123m, 2014

A student, Jeremy Tong Zhi Hao (25 years old) is currently in his last year of the Sports Science and Management Bachelor program in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. However, outside of school, Jeremy has a unique passion; he climbs mountains. He is a mountaineer, global expedition leader as well as an altitude coach. The founder of Jeremytongclimbs, Jeremy has been sharing his passion for climbing through leading and organizing mountaineering expeditions to various parts of the world. Currently, he has led over 16 expeditions. Also, Jeremy has scaled and trekked 31 mountains around the globe (many of them multiple times for a total of 51 trips!). These include Lenin Peak (7,134m – Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan), Stok Kranji (6,153m – India)  Mount Kinabalu (4,095m – Malaysia), Mount Rinjani (3,726m – Indonesia).

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Into The Blue: An Introduction Into Freediving

The acidic tang of vomit still lingered at the back of my throat as I tried to find a normal breathing rhythm. Closing my eyes, I held the buoy and tried to relax. I bobbed up and down, being gently pushed by the waves. As I took my final deep breathe, images flashed through my head. Happy memories, of the beliefs that motivated me and of love. I then plunged down and everything turned to blue.

Into the deep

Into the blue

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