By Yang Siqi (17A01C) and Andrew Atang Hidajat (17S03I)
As the midday sun climbs higher in the sky, bullets of sweat trickle down the archer’s face. He stares at the bullseye intently, perfectly poised while drawing the bowstring taut, his posture stunningly symbolic of Apollo. As the clock ticks, countless arrows are being shot by rivals beside him, each of their successes contributing more to the immense pressure already felt.
Archery is a silent war. It is one where the most menacing enemy is not one’s competitors, but rather one’s own mind. One must have the required mental fortitude, and physical endurance, to survive an entire day of matches under the sun.
Such was the challenge faced by Raffles Archery, who competed with various other Junior Colleges in the A Division Archery Championships on the 21st of April this year.
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