Radiation Hill Race: It’s an Epic Wet Race

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From a distance, you’ll see the clouds forming and ready to give it’s wrath. As we enter the SCTEX ( Subic- Clark Toll Expressway) the heavy rain poured and it was zero visibility on the road. It was sunny during the the weekdays, but during the race day the sky fell and it turned out to be an epic wet race. Downhill Riders braved to challenge mother nature. Many riders bailed out, but still their heart and will to win the race dominated.

Racers gathered before the start of the race.

It was a green race by the way ūüôā

United Skateshop rider Sherwin Uy

Rafael Arcenas escaped the danger spot of the race course

Dandoy Tongco speeding his way to the finish line

Final turn to the ¬†finish line. Racers can’t hardly see because of the heavy rain

Going up the hill

Jay Mitra still kicking to pick up more speed while his opponents are tucked and ready

Gerard Cancio is leading the pack during a free ride

Ros Fie Eh from Singapore was stoked after having his 1st wet race in the Philippines

Kayu HD from Singapore foot braking in a slippery asphalt road of Radiation Hill

The wonder boy from Opon, Leo (Mokong) won the beginner Race category

The winning shot! Leo ( Mokong) of Grupo Nopo savoring his win and dominating the beginners category

Rico Ricablanca preparing to tuck as he dominates the Open Category

Rico Ricablanca of Grupo Nopo proves that he is unstoppable even in a wet race!

Here are the winners of the 1st  Radiation Hill Race

Open Division

Champion –¬†Rico Ricablanca
1st place –¬†Raphael V. Arcenas
2nd place- Julio Montoya
3rd place –¬†John Doy Grupo Nopo

Beginners Division

Champion – Leo Grupo Nopo
1st place –¬†Kiko laquesta
2nd place- Charlo Querubin
3rd place – Duke pandeagua

Radiation Hill Race was truly an epic wet race. Everyone was wet and was so stoked. Thanks to DC, Quiksilver and ROXY, to Longboards Manila, United Skateshop, Free Energy Coop, and to all the sponsors of this event, with you guys, this epic race would not happen. Arguably this race is considered to be as the best downhill wet race in the Philippines.

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