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  • Catanduanes Reef Break 2016: Surf, Skate and Music in the Happy Island

    4 July 2016
    Catanduanes Reef Break



    Once again, Catanduanes Island hosted another successful summer event which highlighted the beauty and pristine majestic vibe of Catanduanes. Catanduanes Reef Break 2016 gave out an exceptional surf, skate and music festival combined, cementing its roots to the islands heritage as an event that promotes unity among surfers and downhill skateboarders.


    This time of the year, the Majestic waves of Puraran, Baras Catanduanes is friendly, giving the intermediate to professional level surfers enjoy the clear and glassy waves of this popular surf spot. Photo by Michael Eijansantos

    Catanduanes, known to be the land of the howling winds, guests and participants experienced a delightful array of activities – from learning how to surf at the CRB Surf Clinic, music by the beach from different bands and DJs, and of course, the surf and skate competitions that showcased the exquisite skills of the Filipinos in the board sports arena!

    Here are some highlights from the water courtesy of Michael Eijansantos.



    Jeff Dela Torre from La Union. Photo by Michael Eijansantos

    Daisy Valdez from La Union. Photo by Michael Eijansantos




    Roger Casugay from La Union.

    One of the youngest competitor Lord Caranilan from Zambales. Photo by Michael Eijansantos

    Ging Obina from Samar.

    Joeren Querijero from Baler.
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    Chris Tanael from Catanduanes.



    A culmination of surfers in Puraran, Baras Catanduanes presenting its calm and serine moments during the Catanduanes Reef Break. Here are the final results of the surf contest.


    Mens Shortboard Category
    Champion: Jefferson Dela Torre
    1st: Neil Sanchez
    2nd: Jomari Tanael
    3rd: Onvo Oclarez

    Mens Longboard Category
    Champion: Loynex Ruina
    1st: Jefferson Dela Torre
    2nd: Juramz Ariate
    3rd: Roger Casugay

    Womens Longboard Category
    Champion: Daisy Valdez
    1st: Debie Gumanoy
    2nd: Pia Lopez
    3rd: KC Tanael

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    Skate – Downhill
    Champion: Dandoy Tongco (Cebu)
    1st: Tom Romualdez (Manila)
    2nd: Tito Sumicad (Cebu)
    3rd: Enrique Chino (Manila)

    Longest Pucks Down: Tom Romualdez
    Longest Stand Up: Tito Sumicad
    Best Trick: Dandoy Tongco
    Warrior of the Day: Emil Bacay
    Queen of the Hill: Belle Fermoso

    For more information and updates regarding Catanduanes Reef Break

    Instagram: @catanduanesreefbreak

    Twitter: @catanduanesreef

    Hashtags: #happyisland and #crb2016

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  • 1st Wakefest at CamSur

    1 June 2015
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    Reef, a surf brand, recently held the first Reef Asian Wakefest at Camsur Watersports Complex in Camarines Sur. Reef’s surf-inspired products have been worn by millions around the world since 1984. Present during the wakefest were (from left) April Herce, marketing and sales manager of Meera Enterprises, Inc.; Jane Ortega, GM of Meera Enterprises, Inc; Brandon Thomas, Reef wakeskate rider and wakeskate champion; and Camarines Sur Gov. Lray Villafuerte.

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  • Sunglass Hut Focuses on E-Shopping

    1 June 2015

    Sunglass Hut’s senior director of marketing Todd Borgerson caught up with Adweek at the Omnicom Media Group party on the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show to talk about the tech that’s most exciting to the Luxottica brand. A partnership with Google Glass is underway, and though it hasn’t yet yielded fruit, Borgerson says he has high hopes. He also believes advances in virtual and mobile shopping will help his company market to customers wherever they are—not just in Sunglass Hut locations.

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