Category Archives: 17 Exclusive Interviews

THE PINAY PRINCESS OF THE TRACKS

Perhaps the best chance for the Fil Foreign athletics team is Princess Joy Griffey of Washington State University. The speedy Filipina was born in Bacolod in 1987 and spent her child hood in Paglaum Village nearby aswell as many other … Continue reading

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The Queen Hurdler

Three (3) decades ago, a charismatic lass from Bulacan charmed the country and effectively made athletics a popular sports in that generation.  Lydia de Vega together with the Gintong Alay athletes carried the torch of athletics that attracted thousands of … Continue reading

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Legends Series: King of Pinoy Half Mile

Just as the sun was about to hide behind the buildings of Ortigas’ skyline, a silhouette of a man, sprinted across the back straight of the oval ULTRA.  He’s been doing that for a good 30 minutes already – 400m … Continue reading

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Legends of Filipino Track and Field: Ralph ‘Waldy’ Soguilon

From Legends of the last few decades, we continue our write-up on Filipino Legends of Track and Field. Last month we caught up and interviewed Hector Begeo who still holds the long-standing records in several of the long distance events. … Continue reading

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Hector the legend

To better motivate our young and upcoming athletes,  this blog will come up with exclusive interviews with past, present and future stars of Philippine Athletics.  Two months ago, I’ve shortlisted a couple of legends that I felt, should be interviewed … Continue reading

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