Frequently asked questions

What is OBW about?


OBW is a regional movement for marginalised youths organised by an athlete collective around the world. It aims to encourage athletes to make use of their fitness and abilities to lift the lives of the less fortunate youths. All proceeds from the event goes to helping marginalised youths in each country.




Who can participate in OBW?


Anyone is welcomed to participate in OBW. Workout movements are designed to be scalable to suit the needs of all, regardless of whether are a teen, have mobility issues, or a 67-year-old granddad. All it takes is sheer grit and a willing heart. Athletes can join as an individual or as a team of two. Sign up for an event here.




How are funds raised?


Funds are raised by athletes and sponsors on a $ per rep basis. Total amt. raised by athlete/team = Total no. of successful reps x Amt. sponsored per rep Find out more about how you can contribute to our cause here.




Can I volunteer for OBW?


OBW is always looking for volunteers! Apply to join our growing OBW family here.




What if I cannot make it for OBW but still want to contribute to the movement?


Other ways you can contribute to making a change among the marginalised youth includes making a lump sum donation to the beneficiary of OBW in your home country, volunteering at the beneficiary itself (please enquire with them separately), or collaborating as a corporate partner with OBW. You can always take the first step in making a change by reaching out to the closest loved one who is in need of any form of support. You can always make a difference.




I still have questions. Who can I talk to?


Please contact us here and we will be happy to get back to you.




Can I still join OBW if I am not fit?


You don't have to be of Olympian standards to join OBW. Workout movements and weights can be adjusted to ensure the safety of all individuals.




What is the OBW Lift Off?


The Lift Off is an optional add-on event where teams attempt to achieve their heaviest 1RM clean within 12 minutes. The total score is calculated by the total weight lifted by the entire team. ​Find out more here.




What if I can't find my own sponsors?


Not to worry, athletes can pledge their own donation and sponsor their own efforts too.




Can I join both events for OBW Singapore 2020?


Absolutely! You can sign up for both events at the registration pages here.





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