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The Great Outdoors came to BGC with the R.O.X. Outdoor Festival 2016

Posted by on 18. April 2016

Summer is a great time to be Outdoors. R.O.X. just got the adventurous summer months in by bringing the great outdoors at BGC last April 16-17, 2016.  Participants were able to get the feel of the outdoors with workshops, challenges, activities, shows, exhibits, games and competition during the #ROXOutdoorFestival2016

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R.O.X Outdoor Festival

The Zero Gravity National Lead Climbing Competition was among the highlights of the weekend.

There’s so many ways to enjoy the outdoor.  You can challenge your vertical endurance on climbs or trail adventures.  You can get your feet wet on beach and river activities.  You can challenge gravity and test your courage in wall climbs and rappels.  You can go on an scenic tour on two wheels by cycling.  You can have a more solemn nature interaction when you camp.  The possibilities are limitless and it’s a perfect time to explore the great outdoors especially during the summer months.  R.O.X. brought the outdoors to Bonifacio Global City last April 16- 17, 2016 and for the weekend, everybody at the high street became an outdoor enthusiast with all the variety of outdoor activities and challenges.

The Last Man Standing competition really challenge participant to withstand exhaustion, heat and mental fatigue to be the Last Man Standing.

Last April 16 and 17, Bonifacio High Street became the home of athletes, weekend warriors, families and friends looking for a great time. There were thrilling games and challenging crash courses that kept everyone’s adrenalin high. For young families, children were also in on the fun as they did exciting activities that gave them a taste of the great outdoors. It was an outdoor fun event for everybody of all ages.

Set the fastest time challenges.

The games and competition were intense. The participants of the Last Man Standing had to brave exhaustion, the heat and mental fatigue for hours just to be the last man standing.  There were also time challenges were participants got to do several drills to set the fastest times.  There were different games where participant get to win prizes.  The zero gravity lead national climbing competition was a real challenge.

Outdoor Movie Viewing

Aside from the games and competitions, guests were in for a treat as they were showed cool outdoor film showings and band performances from bands like Up Dharma Down that amped up the free-spirited vibe and friendly mood that lasted throughout the festival. Acquaintances and even strangers were able to converse easily and share their love for the outdoors in a natural setting of green landscapes and fresh air. Definitely if there was anything that the R.O.X. Outdoor Festival did, it was to share a greater appreciation for the outdoors, and foster a closer knit community amidst the busy, concrete world we live in.

Paolo Abrera at the workshops for Bambikes

There were also workshops during the weekend.  One of the workshop we got to attend was that of Bambikes.  Bambikes were made of Bamboo and we got several inputs from TV host Paulo Abrera.  Bamboo Technology is really a good one. It feels as light as carbon and it’s as durable as steel bikes.  It can be constructed in 3-4 days and can last you more than 5 years.  It’s also a good technology to have in the Philippines since we have a lot of bamboo supplies.  Aside from the workshop by Bambikes, there were also talks on mountain biking and trail runs handled by Salomon and Fox.

Outdoor Board Games.

There were no shortage of awesome things to do during the special weekend. Thanks to R.O.X. and Primer Group of Companies who put together the Outdoor Festival. R.O.X., Southeast Asia’s biggest outdoor superstore, is the go-to place for anyone who wants to gear up for the outdoors. Experienced and courteous sales staff can assist you in giving you useful tips and helping you find the best product to fit your needs.

International brands, known for their expertise in creating superior outdoor gear and apparel, stock up the shelves and racks of the multi-storey building of R.O.X. in Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City. The North Face, Salomon, Fox, Columbia Sportswear, Mountain Hardwear, Sea To Summit, Poler, Eddie Bauer, Quiksilver, Roxy, O’Neill, Volcom and DC are just some of the premier outdoor brands that are available in R.O.X. Whether it’s climbing, trail running, biking, camping, swimming or surfing, you can find all your outdoor needs met in R.O.X.. Don’t let the walls close you in on everything the world has to offer. Get out and experience life the way it should be lived. Visit R.O.X. and be part of the great outdoors!

You can check out R.O.X. at R.O.X. Bonifacio High Street Manila, R.O.X. Solenad 3 Nuvali, Laguna, R.O.X. Marquee Mall Pampanga, R.O.X. Camp John Hay Baguio, R.O.X. Ayala Cebu, R.O.X. Abreeza Davao, R.O.X. The District Cagayan De Oro, and R.O.X. The North Point Bacolod. You can also follow @roxphilippines on Facebook for news and updates on your favorite outdoor brands!

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