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Ready for an extreme challenge

April 29, 2011, Davao del Sur – Mountaineer and photographer Rhonson Ng and his team of photographers are all set to document the First Mount Apo International Boulder Face Challenge 2011 (April 29-30), a 24-hour race to the Mt. Apo peak to be participated by international and local outdoor athletes. The gruelling extreme challenge composed of four disciplines: mountain biking, water tubing, road running and mountain climbing all the way to the boulder face — boasts of cash prizes of P150 thousand (first prize), P100thousand (second prize) and P75thousand (third prize).

Rhonson at the peak of Mount Apo

Rhonson at the peak of Mount Apo

The Mount Apo Boulder Face Challenge is spearheaded by the Department of Tourism Xl, the Municipality of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources with support from various agencies and organizations including San Miguel Corporation and Hedcor and sponsors Columbia Sportswear Company, Digilution and JohnGold Travel and Tours . (photo taken in Baroring, Sta. Cruz)

Rhonson Ng at the peak of Mount Apo

Rhonson Ng at the peak of Mount Apo

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Jojie Alcantara is a multi-awarded photographer, writer, artist and TV personality whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It's More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. She is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational stories and heartwarming images of nature and people. She is also a brand endorser and advocate, social media influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops to universities and organizations. A former TV host, she has done a few commercials, several hosting gigs and speaking engagements. In 2013, she received an award from the City Government of Davao for her significant contribution in the social media. She has been a web designer/blogger since the 90s and has seen the evolution of the internet and social media transition from the perspective of a traditional media person.

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