Another successful swim for ‘Pinoy Aquaman’

Glendale G. Rosal 12/27/2018

INGEMAR Macarine, also known as the “Pinoy Aquaman,” reconquered the icy waters of the Bay Area in San Francisco by swimming from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Alcatraz Island in probably his fastest swim to date.…

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ returns to action, to swim 6.4 kms

Glendale G. Rosal 12/17/2018

AFTER a one-year hiatus, Ingemar Macarine, known as the Pinoy Aquaman, will plunge back into action as he is set to swim 6.4-kilometers from two of the most iconic places in the Bay Area of California —…

Councilor advises donors to directly coordinate with scavenger

Gerard Vincent Francisco 11/03/2018

Anyone who wants to help the 47-year-old scavenger who wanted to swim from Cebu to Bohol to visit his deceased loved ones may give the money directly to him. Talisay City Councilor Antonio Bacaltos said there were…

Scavenger attempts to swim from Cebu to Bohol to visit departed parents

Gerard Francisco, John Aroa 10/29/2018

CEBU CITY–Ceferino Angco, 47, wanted to visit the graves of his family and relatives in Carmen town, Bohol during All Saints’ Day but did not have money for a boat fare. Determined to go home, Ceferino decided…

With ‘lolo’ as his idol, young Pagnanawon starting to make a name… in swimming

Zena V. Magto 09/03/2018

  Sometimes, it’s a bit difficult being a descendant of a family known for its winning tradition in a certain sport. Take for example nine-year-old Van Wincy Pagnanawon. He is the son of known Cebuano cyclist Jaybob…

Triathlete dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman

AP 08/08/2018

BOULDER, Colorado. — An athlete died a day after he was pulled from the water during the Boulder Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Colorado. It was the third death in four years of Ironman competitions in Boulder. A…

Confident  ‘Mighty Moira’  wins anew

Glendale Rosal, Rab Borbon, Ray Charlie Diaz 08/04/2018

Cebuana Moira Frances Erediano defended her 13-14 years old girls title in the Alaska Ironkids Saturday morning at the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa. The 13-year old Erediano of Lapu-Lapu City and representing the Organique Triathlon team…

Ironman Cebu 70.3 voted most spectator-friendly race in the world

Mars Alison 07/12/2018

The Cebu Ironman 70.3 has been voted as the most favorite spectator-friendly race by the Ironman community worldwide. Ironman conducted the poll on its Facebook page, wherein members of the Ironman community was given a choice of…

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ Open water swim no. 31 in the books

Glendale G. Rosal 11/13/2017

INGEMAR Macarine, also known as the Pinoy Aquaman, overcame shoulder pains to complete a grueling 15-kilometer, open water swim in the waters of Bohol last Sunday. The lawyer and environmentalist successfully logged his 31st successful open water…

Registration just as exciting as the race

Glendale G. Rosal 10/01/2017

FOR some, the registration day for an IronMan event is just as exciting as the race itself. Veteran Cebuano triathlete Voltaire Montebon, one of the first 250 who registered on-site for the Regent Aguila Energy Drink IronMan…

Macarine calls off English Channel attempt again

Glendale G. Rosal 08/18/2017

For the second straight year, Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine has called off his bid to cross the treacherous English Channel. Macarine was supposed to swim the 33-mile channel from Dover, England to Calais, France on Friday but…

Reed, Watkinson rule IronMan PH

Glen Dale Rosal, James Savellon 08/06/2017

Tim Reed of Australia and Amelia Watkinson of New Zealand emerged winners in this year’s Cobra IronMan 70.3 Philippines held in Cebu on Sunday. Reed won his third straight men’s pro title in the IronMan Philippines competition…

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