October 24, 2012, Puraran, Baras, Catanduanes island: It was an epic battle in the finals as the best surfers in the Philippines gathered in the island of Catanduanes for the Majestic Puraran Surfing Cup held last October 19-23, 2012. The island of Catanduanes is located in the easternmost part of the Bicol peninsula, separated from the mainland Bicol by the Maqueda Channel and the Lagonoy Gulf. This beautiful island is soon to be the next best surfing destination in the Philippines.
A momentous victory for Aloha Boardsports surf rider Jeff Dela Torre. Photo courtesy of Lois Yasay of wearesolesisters.com
After his 1st place win in the recent 8th Odyssey Waves National Surfing Competition in Calicoan Island, Eastern Samar, Jeff Dela Torre from La Union/ Baler proved himself once again as he showed everyone that he can manage to charge big waves after he conquered the best and massive swells of Puraran in the final heat.
For the Juniors division, Alipayo dominated his heat, beating his teammate John Mark Tokong (2nd), Robinson Dela Torre of Baler (3rd), and Chris Tanaelof Puraran (4th).
Here are the compete results.
1st – Neil Sanchez (Baler)
2nd – Emerton Legazpi (Puraran)
3rd – Zoren Tanael (Puraran)
4th – Brylle Endraca (Sorsogon)
1st – PJ Alipayo (Siargao)
2nd – John Mark Tokong (Siargao)
3rd – Robinson Dela Torre (Baler)
4th – Chris Tanael (Puraran)
1st – Jeff Dela Torre (La Union)
2nd – Dodo Espejon (Siargao)
3rd – Martin Taniegra (Puraran)
4th – Edmond Mendoza (Baler)
More highlights coming your way! Stick your monitors here at Mylifeonboard.net for updates and highlights of the Majestic Puraran Surfing Cup 2012.
The Majestic Puraran Surfing Cup 2012 is presented by the Municipality of Baras, Catanduanes, Province of Catanduanes and the Department of Tourism. Sponsored by Quiksilver, Roxy, Fluidsurf, Puraran Surf, DTI, Majestic Puraran Beach Resort. Media support by We are Sole Sisters (Wearesolesisters.com), Lokal Soul (Lokalsoul.com) and My Life on Board (Mylifeonboard.net).