in 1993. The former World Wushu exponent threw his flying
kicks into the entertainment scene when he was a finalist
in Star Search 1997.
portrayal of the legendary Bruce Lee wannabe in Hainan Kopi
Tales earned him a nomination for the Best Supporting Actor
in Star Awards 2000. He was also voted Top 10 Most Popular
Male Artistes for two consecutive years (2000 & 2001)
in the same award ceremony.
picked up Wushu at the tender age of 12. When he was at ITE,
his teachers were supportive of him that further developed
his talent in Wushu. He took part in various national competitions,
even becoming a triple gold medallist in the National Wushu
Competition for 1989, 1991 and 1992. Upon graduation from
ITE Jurong in 1993, he won his first Gold Medal at the South
East Asia Games.
has donned national colours by representing
Singapore in numerous Wushu competitions overseas. He
was the gold medallist in the Beijing International Wushu
Tournament in 1994, and again at the 3rd World Wushu
Championships held in the United State of America in 1995.
In 1999, The Straits Times voted Vincent as one of the top
50 athletes of the century. Today, he is one of the Chief
Instructors for Jurong Town CC Wushu Club, a task he juggles
happily with his busy filming schedule. *