HOW tough is it when you're practically not welcome where you live?That's the irony and adversity Christian Tio had to overcome in his buildup for the Youth Olympic Games as he was forced to train outside his native Boracay ...
Oct 23, 2018
BUENOS AIRES-Filipino-Norwegian Christian Tio saved the Philippine campaign with a kiteboarding silver medal in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games here.The 17-year-old finished second in the final race of men's kiteboarding on Sunday to move up from ...
Oct 15, 2018
FILIPINO-Norwegian star kiteboarder Christian Tio leads a banner field of competitors in the ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour set to take on a wider reach in its fourth season.The Philippine Kiteboarding Association (PKA) unveiled plans for the new season during the ...
Nov 19, 2016
SWEDEN'S Atte Kappel and Filipina Liezl Tio claimed the TwinTip Race titles, while Christian Tio and Norway's Malin Amle ruled the Freestyle events recently in the ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour-Season 2 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.Tied with Jay Ortiz ...
Mar 10, 2015
YOUNG Christian Tio edged reigning Asian Tour champion Dylan Van der Meij in their hotly-contested freestyle duel to rule the fifth and final leg of the first ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour at the Emerald Playa beach in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan ...
Mar 11, 2014
NEWLY crowned Asian tour freestyle champion Dylan Van der Meij headlines the elite field vying for top honors in the first ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour final leg on Friday at the Emerald Playa beach in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.The 19-year- ...
Mar 6, 2014
DOQUE delos Santos and JingJing Gajisan continued to dish out top performances as they ruled their respective divisions for the second straight time and led the winners in the third leg of the first ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour in Soloviento, Caliraya, Cavinti, ...
Feb 11, 2014
DOQUE delos Santos put on a remarkable performance in the second leg of the first ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour, posting three podium finishes, including a victory in the Cabrinha Hangtime Challenge in Santa Maria Beach in Ilocos Sur last Sunday.Delos Santos, ...
Feb 4, 2014
CHASING the wind brought kitesurfer Johannes Bley to the Philippines.The globetrotting 35-year-old German was so enamored with what he discovered that he has been living here since 2007 and has even started a family.Bley invested in a company, ...
Nov 11, 2013
JULIUS Non and young Christian Tio bested a tough international field with top-notch acts to rule their respective divisions in the inaugural Philippine Kiteboarding Tour in Playa Calatagan, Batangas over the weekend.Non, of Soloviento-Lake Caliraya fleet and a full- ...
Aug 8, 2013
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