Gameplan host search: Starting the climb

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Gameplan host search: Starting the climb
Mike, Ton and Amanda gear up to reach the top

BATANGAS, Philippines – What’s in store for Gameplan’s host search finalists?

On Day 2 of the GAMEPLAN Host Search Final Challenge, the 6 finalists are grouped into two with each team taking on different adventures within Pico de Loro.

The GAMEPLAN lifestyle involves facing up to the challenge – be it on the air, on the ground, and in the water or under. Inez, Juls, and Ally did water challenges in Papaya cove, while Ton, Amanda, and Mike climbed Mt. Pico de Loro.

The four-hour climb up the summit of Mount Pico de Loro – 664m above sea level – is a minor hike to expert climbers.  But reaching the peak of the rocky mountain, also known as “Parrots Beak” is easier said than done. Gameplan’s finalists find out the hard way that you can’t underestimate a mountain, especially not its steep slopes.

Ton, Amanda and Mike meet up with their climbing guide at the jump off point before starting the hike. Their adventure up the mountain started cheerfully enough— until rains started to fall, mud piled up, paths became slippery, one starts to lose breath, and the other one trails behind. 

Who makes it to the peak to finish this GAMEPLAN challenge? –


Flashback: Gameplan
Gameplan hosts on fun, adventure & conquering fear

Hosts flashback series
Paolo Abrera: Gameplan. Harder, faster, stronger
Suzi Abrera: Gameplan for a new generation
Rovilson Fernandez: Gameplan 24/7/365
Tricia Chiongbian: My Time in Gameplan 
Akiko Thomson: Gameplan – the best days of my life
Carlo Ledesma: The Gameplan DNA

Host search series
Gameplan host search: Training day
Gameplan host search: Inez, Ally and Juls hit the water
Gameplan host search: Higher, harder
Gameplan host search: Time to get stoked

Gameplan host search turnover

Host profile series
Gameplan new generation: Kayang-kaya mo To(n)!
Gameplan new generation: 7 things about Amanda
Gameplan new generation: Juls, world explorer

South of Manila series
Gameplan: Extreme sport challenge south of Manila
Gameplan: Conquering the challenge south of Manila
Gameplan: Throwback, throwdown, south of Manila

Triathlon series
Gameplan takes the road to Tri
Road to triathlon: Right bike and fit
Road to triathlon: Swim and run better
The road to tri: Watch and training zones
The road to tri: Sports nutrition
The road to tri: Getting to the finish line
The road to triathlon: There’s always a first tri
Gameplan: What’s your game face?





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