About 400 contenders are expected to stand for hours on end during the 2009 Subaru Impreza Challenge regional finals in Singapore in the hopes of bringing home a brand new Subaru Impreza WRX worth P1.7 million.
Ten of the challengers are the toughest of Filipinos who joined the qualifying round during the Manila leg in September. They will try to outlast representatives from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand in holding on to the Subaru Impreza to win the grand prize.
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Apple Joy Balibado
Perhaps the most demure of all the contestants, Apple Joy proved to all she is one tough cookie as the last woman standing in this year’s Manila Leg. Hopes are high for a Filipina to win the Impreza Challenge this year.
A familiar face to the Impreza Challenge, Gerald was one of the last men standing in the 2008 Subaru Impreza Challenge - Manila Leg and consequently competed in Singapore. The tough conditions and mental challenges are old news to him, making him arguably one of the toughest contenders for the grand prize.
Skateboarding and skimboarding are the way to go for Relly Esposo believes that there is no sport like extreme sports. A returning contender from last year’s Impreza Challenge, Relly aims bring home the grand prize all the way to his hometown in Olongapo City.
Faithful and religious, Mark believes that it was divine intervention which helped him endure the grueling conditions of the Subaru Impreza Challenge Manila Leg. A good balance of prayers and perseverance was what brought him to the regional finals. Hopefully they will do wonders for him to get his dream car as well.
Rey Joseph Pizana
Shy and calm, Rey likes to keep himself reserved and mysterious. After all, mystery brings out curiosity. Perhaps he is the silent killer who will edge out everyone when the dust settles.
Raimond Dela Torre
For the love of his country, Raimond wished to represent the country in Singapore for the regional finals. Now, as half of his wish has come true, he has the chance to turn another dream into reality by winning a Subaru Impreza WRX.
Silent and reserved, Daryll loves to subject himself to all sorts of challenges. A sharp mental displacement might prove to be most useful in the four long days of the Impreza Challenge in Singapore.
A sound mind in a sound body--this, perhaps, is Danilo’s thrust in life as he engages himself in active lifestyle through sports. Truly, he is a worthy contender for the Subaru grand prizeShy and calm, Rey likes to keep himself reserved and mysterious. After all, mystery brings out curiosity. Perhaps he is the silent killer who will edge out everyone when the dust settles.
Joseph Brian Gelvez
Indeed a man of few words, Brian would rather walk his talk as he loves to challenge himself in anything he does--whether in playing video games or the real deal. You can bet Brian will give you a run for your money.
September 13 was doubly special--it was Chrizar’s birthday and incidentally the day he qualified for the Subaru Impreza Challenge regional finals. Perhaps the key to a brand-new Impreza WRX would be the perfect birthday gift.