Ajmal Samuel is an extreme adventurer and a well-established endurance athlete. He is actively involved in social and sports activism and advocating for disabled rights.
He has taken on numerous challenges including: being the first disabled person to participate as a team member and finish the grueling Around the Hong Kong Island Race (ATIR) in 2017; Hand cycling from Beijing to Mohe (Chinese border with Russia) a total distance of 2,615Km in 37 days to raise awareness for disabled sports in China and Hong Kong and to raise funds for the education of needy children in Hong Kong in 2019; and to be a part of the first and only all disabled doubles crew to participate and finish the ATIR also in 2019.
When he is not taking on challenges or representing Hong Kong in Single Sculls, he is busy running OCTO3 Group Holdings, a Fin Tech company based in Hong Kong. Ajmal also finds time to give back to the community by serving on different educational, sports and NGO committees and boards.