Dandoy Tongco, one the country’s best downhill skateboarder and freestyle has been a phenomenal skate athlete. Dandoy proved everyone that his passion and dedication for the sport will give him the golden ticket to travel the world, meet new friends and most of all inspire others through his humble story.
Dandoy Tongco freeriding in Lazi, Siquijor.
Dandoy’s skate career was not an overnight success. He started skateboarding at an early age. He traveled and competed around the Philippines and established himself as one of the best downhill racers in Southeast Asia. Now Dandoy is sponsored by Loaded Boards, Orangatang Wheels, DC Shoes Philippines, Xavia Leathers, PNL Precision Trucks, Zealous Downhill Equipment Bearings, Jointy Outdoor Skate Shop, Driftwood Local Enterprises and My Life on Board.
Dandoy Tong with Australia’s downhill skate legend Benbro Hay.
Dandoy Tongco during the groundbreaking ceremony of Lapu-Lapu Skate Park.
Tune in to ABS-CBN this Saturday, June 21, 2014, just in time for the Go Skateboarding Day Celebration worldwide, featuring the life story of Dandoy Tongco. Jairus Aquino, a Filipino actor will portray the role of Dandoy Tongco. Photo from MMK’s Facebook Page.
Here’s the teaser preview of the show courtesy of MMK.
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