In pictures: A day on Sentosa's record-breaking inflatable obstacle course

In pictures: A day on Sentosa's record-breaking inflatable obstacle course

BounceOFF! is Singapore’s first inflatable obstacle race and the first of its kind in Asia, and more than 200 children and youths from voluntary welfare organisations were invited to take part.

SINGAPORE: Sprawled across the three beaches at Sentosa are 11 inflatable installations, and taken together, they represent the Largest Inflatable Bouncer and Largest Inflatable Obstacle Course, according to the Singapore Book of Records.

The Largest Inflatable Bouncer, measuring 33m by 8m by 8m, and Largest Inflatable Obstacle Course measuring 3.2km, were part of the Plus! presents BounceOFF! race held on Saturday (Mar 12) and more than 200 children and youths from various voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) were invited to take part in the race and accompanying activities.

These include beneficiaries from Singapore Children's Society, Association for Person with Special Needs (APSN), Children's Aid Society and Singapore Association for the Deaf, and the race was organised by Mediacorp and Nucleus Events Production.

Member of Parliament Sitoh Yih Pin, CEO of NTUC Link Tony Tan and Head of Family (English) Segment of Mediacorp Debra Soon were present at the event.

Race participants had to go through the "Triple Troubles" (L) and "The Miley" (R) in order to complete the race. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

More than 6,000 people, including participants from the bazaar and race, were there for the event. The first race flagged-off at 9am, then subsequently at hourly intervals with the last flag-off at 4pm.

A race participant trying to balance as he slides down the bouncer. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

To conquer 11 gigantic inflatables over sand and tarmac, participants had to jump, climb, crawl, balance and bounce from one giant inflatable bouncer to another.

A mother and son participating in the inflatable obstacle race. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

For those not participating in the race, there were also bazaars and carnivals set up at Siloso Beach for them to take part in.

Kebabs sold at the Bazaar. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

Ice cream sold at the bazaar for participants to cool themselves down. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

Additionally, 14 more inflatable bouncers were assembled at Silosa beach catering to family with children that could not take part in the race.

A father and son playing basketball on the inflatable bouncer. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

A girl running through the inflatable bouncer. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

Other activities at the carnival included Bumper Balls, Bouncy Castle, Inflatable Rock Wall, Giant Foam Pool, Human Foosball and other games suitable for these children.

A boy soaking himself at the Giant Foam Pool. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

Children battling with each other on the "Human Gladiator" inflatable bouncer. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

Participants celebrate finishing the obstacle course. (Photo: Hanidah Amin)

Source: CNA/hd