Meeting a Legend that Grows and Grows

By Ooi Kee Beng

November 2019 PENANG PROFILE
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This article first appeared in our February 2010 issue. In celebration of our 10th anniversary, we put together for you in this issue some of our most memorable articles. Champions don't grow on trees, especially champions like Nicol David, who has been world No.1 in women's squash since August 2006. Ooi Kee Beng tries to find out what makes her tick, and tick so consistently and impressively. What he finds out is that although this 26-yearold already dominates the game...

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Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His recent books include The Eurasian Core and its Edges: Dialogues with Wang Gungwu on the History of the World (ISEAS 2016). Homepage: wikibeng.com


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