Category Archives: MyLifeOnBoard

Beyond Boarders Episode 2: “The International Downhill Race”

 

Beyond Boarders- Take Off

“Beyond Boarders” is a 6-part mini web series that features Michael Eijansantos’ travelogue on the culture of boardsports in Asia. This will feature local movers in each discipline, creating an avenue of wide spectrum that showcases our pursuit of a unified passion. Whether surfing, downhill longboarding, skateboarding, wake or kiteboarding, Mike will take viewers to different parts of the Philippines and Asia, sharing with them the growing boardsports community.

The series starts as Mike revisits his memorable trip in Visayas, Philippines for the annual Visayan Longboard Trilogy or VLT of 2015. The longest running longboarding event in Asia. Where he met a lot of professional longboarders from different countries.

Vans Presents: Go Skateboarding Day D.I.Y. 2015

The annual Go SKateboarding Day event celebration sponsored by Vans Philippines!

PEDRO RAW RUN

 

Downhill, Bowl Jam and Freestyle in the Philippines with Miloslav Brzák

 

GoPro Philippines: VLT 2014 Oslob Raw Run 2

Check out this awesome chase video that we made during the Super Mango Skate Clinic las Visayan Longboarding Trilogy in Canang Marcelo Luna, Oslob Cebu

FEATURED RIDERS:
DEEN MONDT ( NETHERLANDS)
MANU DUHAMEL ( CANADA)
PIERRE ANTON BAUTISTA ( PHILIPPINES)
ERIKSON SALCEDO (PHILIPPINES)
FILMED/ MOTORCYCLE RIDER: MICHAEL EIJANSANTOS

Episode 3: VLT Dumanjug Traditional and International Downhill Federation World Qualifying Series Race

After a battering 3 hour motorcycle drive traversing the seaside highway south of Cebu and then a 25km rough road hill climb, finally we arrived in Dumanjug for the final leg of the 5th Visayan Longboarding Trilogy.

Catanduanes Reef Break Downhill Race 2014 Finals Raw Run

Catanduanes ReefBreak Downhill race finals run. We mounted a GoPro Hero 3+ on Ering Ricablanca’s helmet to capture the epic final heat battle, Bicol longboarders vs Cebu’s Grupo Nopo. In the end, Duke dominated the final heat earning him the top spot. Duke soared to be one of the best contenders for the sport of longboarding representing his home town Daet.

GoPro Philippines: Catanduanes Island Raw Run Featuring Epos Falcone

After a pounding 27 hour travel from Cebu to Catanduanes island Joseph “Epos” Falcone together with his fellow Grupo Nopo and DC rider Ering Ricablanca and DWLE’s Sir Ryan Tan arrived for the first in the island of Catanduanes not knowing what to expect in their stay in the island.

Here is Epos on his first downhill run in Catanduanes Island.

Episode 2: VLT Oslob Super Mango Skate Clinic

In this episode of Visayan Longboarding trilogy, we travelled all the way to the town of Oslob, south of Cebu for the Super Mango Skate Clinic by Patrick Switzer. For the 1st time in Philippine longboarding scene, the Super Mango Skate Clinic made history as the first all around longboard skate clinic in the beautiful mountain roads of Canang Marcelo Luna. Shredding the best freeride spot in the Philippines, Canang Marcelo Lunais considered to be the hoy grail of all freeride spots in the Philippines.