FOREGOING typical prose of a race narrative, I'm going with a 'finish the sentence' format just this time. Why? Because with the plethora of blogs, Facebook status updates, and articles on the Cobra IM 70.3 that have flooded the net ...
Aug 14, 2013
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HARD work, determination, and the huge crowd factor were no doubt the principal reasons why Gilas Pilipinas realized its cherished dream of qualifying to the 2014 Fiba-World Cup in Spain.Throw in a little bit of luck as well.The basketball ...
Aug 13, 2013
IF there's one thing I've learned from watching and playing sports, it's that your character shows in the way you compete. Sport is a very public and honest venue that reveals more than just how you prepare yourself, play ...
Jul 29, 2013
KISS your race good-bye, idiot.Normally, I would have uttered those words of affection to a friend who's just informed me that he broke his big toe after stubbing it on a cat eye during a training run. But I ...
Jul 10, 2013
CONTINUING our feature on exceptional athletes from different sports who have made the transition to triathlon, we find mountaineer Ige Lopez, swimmer and power lifter Kevin Fule, trackster Jay Nacino, and mountain biker and footballer Aldean Lim sharing more of their insights ...
Jun 10, 2013
OVER cups of fast food coffee and hopia a few weeks ago, training buddy and friend-from-another-generation Hector and I discussed possible new blog topics; one of the winners: interview overachieving athletes from different sports disciplines who have made the ...
May 30, 2013
ONE life principle that my late father taught me was to try anything (that won't kill you) once; you may not like it, but at least you'll gain a personal insight from the experience. He was referring to food when ...
Mar 8, 2013
In the run up to the second edition of the Timex 226 full ironman distance triathlon this December 01, 2012, I am reposting my account of last year's initial race of which I was a first-time participant. It was a ...
Nov 23, 2012
There are no bad marathons - just bad runners. BEFORE you start guessing which running guru or famous athletics coach came up with that zinger, allow me to save you the effort: I said it. I said it to myself while struggling past ...
Oct 31, 2012
I COUNT the White Rock Triathlon (WRT), which holds its annual event this coming Saturday (October 27) at the White Rock Waterpark and Beach Hotel in Zambales, as one of the most grueling multi-sport races I have done to date.I ...
Oct 23, 2012
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A ONE-MILLION dollar home off the coast with a separate walk-in closet specifically for your shoes, a two hundred thousand-dollar sports car, expensive jewelry, three on-call chefs, two well-groomed Shih Tzus and a partridge in a pear ...
Oct 22, 2012
She: Whose motorcycle is parked outside the house? That can't be yours, Hon.He: It's called a Vespa, Dear. And didn't you just say that our fuel expenses were going up lately?A GROWING number of men would like ...
Oct 18, 2012
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WE live in a time where the age of athletes who receive large salaries and lucrative endorsement deals is getting lower, seemingly, by the year. And though the necessary age to receive the wages may vary, the level of professionalism from the ...
Oct 7, 2012
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