Feel the heat of the Philippines’ first-ever sandboarding competition

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Yes, only in Laoag! La Paz, Laoag! It’s more fun in the Philippines!

The Laoag La Paz Sandboarding Competition was presented by the LEAD Movement and Havaianas in cooperation with the City Government of Laoag, headed by Mayor Michael V. Fariñas.

49 participants from Vintar, Bacarra, San Nicolas, La Paz and Laoag signed up for the race.

Congratulations to the winners!
Freestyle Category:
1st – Lou Dave M. Sanquina
2nd – Jay Clavel
3rd – Emma Manuel

Time Trial Race
1st – Marky Miranda
2nd – Eugene Tan
3rd- Harry Yumul

Freestyle Jam Session
1st – Emma Manuel
2nd – Janer Santos
3rd – Harry Yumul

Sandboarding by the LEAD Movement makes the frontpage of Manila Bulletin

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In the banner photo is sandboarder Marc Nicolas, shot by Rizaldy Comanda at the Laoag La Paz Sand Dunes. Sandboarding in Ilocos was created by the LEAD Movement in August 2009.

Sandboarding AHAdventure sa Ilocos

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Scenes from GMA Kapuso Network AHA!’s 100th episode featuring “sand” was shot with the LEAD Movement around the La Paz Sand Dunes in Laoag.