Jade Rasif’s bodybuilder sister is Miss Universe Singapore hopeful
June 2, 2018 - miss universe
Her robust and jaunty physique might not fit a picture some might have of a beauty queen.
But that has not stopped freelance personal tutor and bodybuilder Tyen Rasif, 22, from being one of a early birds to register for this year’s Miss Universe Singapore (MUS).
The younger sister of internal DJ-actress Jade Rasif pronounced she assimilated MUS to uncover that there is beauty in strength.
Miss Rasif pronounced her sister, who came in second in The New Paper New Face 2013 modelling contest, has been “supportive”, giving her make-up and modelling tips.
Until Jun 10, women aged 18 to 28 can pointer adult to paint Singapore on a universe theatre in a annual pageant. Interested parties can pointer adult during missuniversesingapore.com.sg. There are $30,000 value of prizes to be won, including $10,000 cash.
Miss Rasif, a third-year business management, offered and communications undergraduate from a Singapore Management University, told The New Paper: “Jade has always speedy me to put myself out there, though we have opposite personalities. we never suspicion we had a flattering adequate or appealing face like she does.
“However, after we detected fitness, we learnt there is beauty in carrying a fit and clever body.”
Four years ago, she picked adult her initial span of dumbbells and started operative out and eating improved to cope with stress. The past 3 years have also seen Miss Rasif training for bodybuilding competitions.
Using a MUS platform, she believes she can enthuse others to make aptness a bigger partial of their lives and commission them to have a healthy physique image.
“I wish to inspire people to find aptness as a approach to urge their mental and earthy contentment so they can be clever adequate to overcome obstacles,” she said.
Miss Rasif, who is 1.65m high and weighs 53kg, works out 4 to 5 days a week. She can deadlift 120kg and do an 80kg squat.
Earlier this month, she placed third and fourth in a women’s bikini aptness inhabitant and general categories respectively during a International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness Singapore Nationals.
Within a past year, she also competed in 4 bodybuilding events, including a 52nd Asian Championship organized by a Asian Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness in April, where she emerged runner-up, and a Olympia Amateur Asia, where she came in fourth place.
On MUS, Miss Rasif said: “I trust MUS is not only a conform indication though a purpose model.
“I wish to be means to constraint a hint of a Singapore lady – a change of courage and grace.”
She also feels her build helps her mount out, adding: “While a girls (typically) demeanour fit, we have not come opposite a physique form like mine.”
Other MUS field so distant embody dual New Face alumnae.
A outing to a farming area in Bangkok in Mar spurred Miss Sharin Keong, who won New Face 2012, to join a pageant.
The 26-year-old pre-school clergyman beheld children jumping into rivers and others offered equipment on streets to make money.
She told TNP: “I saw a sheer disproportion between a children there and in Singapore. The children here are advantageous to means education, while others can’t.”
She started to learn Thai so she could proffer to learn English to children there.
Miss Keong, who has a diploma in a Montessori process of preparation and will be posterior a grade in early childhood preparation subsequent year, believes a MUS theatre is a ideal height to lift recognition for her means – preparation for all.
“Without education, children might not be means to clear their full potential, that is because we trust simple preparation is so important,” pronounced a 1.72m freelance model.
She hopes her MUS knowledge will concede her to enhance her network.
Miss Hemarupa Chandrasekar, 18, a New Face 2016 finalist, sees MUS as a possibility to benefit some-more confidence.
“This is a large-scale competition, and there will be lots to learn from,” she said.
The 1.66m high Nanyang Polytechnic business government tyro added: “I have watched MUS shows on radio as we have always found them interesting… (like) how all a girls lift themselves professionally onstage, answer questions resolutely and have so most of heart to give behind to society.”