Cam Norteño snares Bicol Surf Jam championship

Onyo Oclares
Photo by Ikoy Valles
Daet, Camarines Norte's Onyo Oclares emerged as the overall champion of the third leg of the Bicol Surf Jam held on October 24 to 25 in Puraran Beach, Catanduanes. Oclares beat Bernie Sasa (1st Runner-up), Chris Tanael (2nd Runner-up) and Elvis Legaspi (3rd Runner-up) in the the first ever Regional Surf Circuit Competiton in the Philippines.

The other winners include:

Grommet Division
Champion - Robert Timbal- Catanduanes
2nd Place -Glen Craig Dalma-Catanduanes
3rd Place -John Joey Agasa-Zambales
4th Place -Emerton Legaspi-Catanduanes

Junior Division
Champion -John Louie Fariñas-Zambales
2nd Place -Reinhard Posada-Catanduanes
3rd Place -Roger Casugay-La Union
4th Place -Victor Tating-Catanduanes

Champion -Vea Estrellado-Sorsogon
2nd Place -Pia Lopez-Sorsogon
3rd Place -Aireen Tanael-Catanduanes
4th Place -Kat Bolina-Agusan Del Norte

Men's Open
Champion -Martin Taniegra-Catanduanes
2nd Place -Osot Alcala-Siargao
3rd Place - John Mark Tokong-Siargao
4th Place -Carlito Nogalo-Siargao

Bicol Surf Jam was created to provide a venue for camaraderie, competition, and excellence in the pursuit of creating a united community of Bicolano surfers and producing world-class talents. It aimed to step up the competitiveness of Bicolano surfers, recognize and discover the region's most talented athletes, and promote surf tourism in the Bicol Region.

The first leg of the competition took place in Bagasbas Beach in Daet, Camarines Norte, while the second one was at Buenavista, Gubat, Sorsogon.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM. Pirming enot. Pirming bago.