Want more information on Adeline Dumapong (4th from left)? As we mentioned in an earlier post, she is an Ifugao powerlifter who won the only medal (bronze) for the Philippines during the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games.
As we stated in The List, Foronda is an Igorot who excels in freestyle fighting. Know more about him in …
Who is Rey Tam? To answer that question, let us devote a whole blog entry of The List in his honor. Rey Tam is an Igorot boxer who was once ranked No. 1 in the superfeatherweight division by the World Boxing Council (WBC). I never heard of him until I came across his name in the website philboxing.com. His story is fascinating and the article about him by Quinito Henson is beautifully written. In true internet style, I copied the article and pasted it here for all of us. I hope that his story will inspire other Igorots to take up boxing and, in honor of Rey Tam, win a world title.
Tam’s sons pursue dream
By Joaquin Henson
The Philippine Star 04/17/2006