The overwhelming talent of the local skimboarders in Samar were showcased last January 22 to 24, 2016 as Roderick “Manoy” Bazar and the local skimboarding community spearheaded the first national skimboarding contest during the 1st Dangkalan Skimboarding Competition in Dangkalan Pacific Beach Resort, Taft, Eastern Samar.
Promoting skimboarding is not an easy task, you need to be determined to show that skimboarding can help a small town generate a wide attention for its beautiful shore breaks and encourage the youth today to engage in this sport. With this event, Manoy Bazar has brought Eastern Samar in to a new level, helping his home province to be recognized as one of the best skimboarding destinations in the Philippines. With the help of Dangkalan Pacific Beach Resort and the LGU of Taft Eastern Samar, this event was made possible.
Here’s the teaser video of this event.
Here are the Winners of the 1st Dangkalan National Skimboarding Competition:
Champion:Leander Apita -Borongan City
2nd place-Nikko Cobacha -Tanauan leyte
3rd place-Princeton Cinco- tolosa, leyte
4th place-Christopher Canoñigo-Tolosa
5th place-Karl gabas -Tanauan Leyte
6th place-Dariel Espada -Tanauan Leyte
7th place- Jonel Verdeflor Barbacena-Legazpi City
8th place-Redjely Legazpi City
9th place-Nikko Belarmino -Borongan City
10th place-Obet Yanuario -Tanauan Leyte
Champ: Jona Carcellar
2nd: Sikay Ayes
3rd: Sunkish Salceda
4th: Izyll Maceda
Champ:Kent Tanquion – llorente
2nd place-Arnold Boco – llorente
3rd place-Tristan Silvano – llorente
4th place-Jesse Opanda – llorente
5th place-Eusebio Geralin – llorente
6th place-Maxim Aga – Borongan
The 1st Dangkalan Pacific Beach Resort National Skimboarding Competition is made possible the with support of the following sponsors:
All photos courtesy of Ian olmedo at Jerel Travezonda of Graffine Studios and Roderick Bazar.
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