PADS team to compete in Dragon Boat championships in Thailand

Mars G. Alison 08/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than bringing honor to the Philippines, the Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragonboat Racing Team-manned Philippine Paradragon Elite Team, wants to bring their advocacy to the global stage. That is to…

‘Capt. A’, amputee dad, athlete: Medals, titles can’t compare to his being a father

Mars G. Alison 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Multi-awarded differently-abled athlete Arnold Balais is an above the right knee amputee, but he never thought twice about building a family with Donna, whom he describes as his “super supportive wife.” Before he…

Dragon boat racing: Visiting teams make a splash in Argao

RABBONI BORBON 09/25/2018

Visiting teams came out strong in the Dragons in Argao 4 dragon boat race last Sunday at the rain-soaked Maayo Stay in Argao town, southern Cebu. The Bohol Paddlers-A put up a strong performance to rule the…

Number of strong teams is proof of growth of dragon boat racing

Rabboni Centino Borbon 09/14/2018

For Dragon Boat Cebu Central (DBCC) head Randy Su, things are looking bright for dragon boat racing as shown by its growth in the past years. “The growth of the dragon boat sports has been phenomenal,” said…

Accident doesn’t stop Nilo Barbalose from racing

James Savellon 03/27/2018

THREE years ago, 50-year-old Nilo Barbalose was not sure if he would race ever again on a bike after suffering multiple injuries when he got hit by a speeding motorcycle while doing practice runs. But now, he’s…

Ankle injury not stopping Miller from racing in Lacion

James Nicole Franz Savellon 03/15/2018

NOT EVEN an injury is stopping Joseph Miller from joining the Consolacion Mountain Bike Duathlon in Consolacion town, northern Cebu this Sunday. Still nursing an ankle injury he suffered while training, the 38-year-old Miller from Lapu-Lapu still…

Top performers in Drag Wars 2016 bared

Brian J. Ochoa 02/27/2017

After four legs of racing, organizers of the Drag Wars series have come up with the top performers of 2016. Leading the list is Vergel Vicencio of Bacolod’d team AMR, who was named Driver of the Year.…

SMDI-Spec V Racing beefs up lineup

Glendale G. Rosal 02/01/2017

PROMISING riders Justin Mallari and Jann Eduard Conje signed one-year contracts with the Solid Motorcycles Distributors Inc. (SMDI)-Spec V Racing Team. The 19-year-old Mallari and 24-year-old Conje earned their rights to become ace riders of SMDI-Spec V…

Tabal joins first race since Rio Olympics

PR 11/14/2016

CEBUANA Olympian Mary Joy Tabal of the Motor Ace Kawasaki Racing team gauged her capacity in a high-level race once more as she competed in the Great Eastern Half Marathon yesterday in Singapore. Tabal finished seventh, clocking…

Primary Homes to hold “Dragons in Argao 2”

Maurice Jitty Villaester 09/26/2016

LOCALS from Argao can now experience the thrill and fun behind the sought-after dragon boat racing competition as Primary Homes, Inc., Argao Royal Palms Serviced Villas and the Municipality of Argao present the Dragons in Argao 2…

Rojo, Cortes shine in Kartzone series

Jonas N. Panerio 06/24/2014

Vince Rojo took advantage of the absence of chief rival Jette Calderon, to earn major points and gain headway in the race for the Karter of the Year crown after he won the KT 100 title in…

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