Pinoy 'hero surfer' wins gold medal in SEA Games

Pinoy 'hero surfer' wins gold medal in SEA Games

A winner no matter whatever he do, will always be a winner.

The other day, he had the chance to win a gold medal for his country and yet, when he saw his Indonesian rival in danger of drowning- he never hesitated in saving the life of a fellow surfer.

Roger Casogay is like that, he does not need a gold medal in his neck, because he already has a golden heart and it showed in the things he hdone in the heat of the competition and in the past years.

  Filipino Roger Casugay (right) and Rogelio Esquievel Jr. get victory ride from teammates after completing a 1-2 finish in the men’s longboard event of the surfing competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in San Juan, La Union.
(photo credit to PNA)

But God has plans for this heroic Filipino, he just fulfilled his dream of bringing honor to his country and fulfilling his dream- he just won the gold medal for the men’s longboard gold medal in Southeast Asian Games surfing in La Union. Two days after he saved the Indonesian competitor.

It was an all Filipino affair a sure gold-silver finish, Casugay tallied 14.50 points in the men’s longboard open finals to beat fellow Filipino Rogelio Esquievel Jr. for the gold in the surfing competitions in San Juan, La Union.

Esquievel, the 2018 Rast Asian Tour overall champion, settled for silver medal with the score of 14.20 , Indonesian Arip Nurhidayat scored 8.65 points and defeated Tanakit Totamara of Thailand (4.95) in the battle for bronze.

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