Maverick Ahanmisi clinches back-to-back Obstacle Challenge trophy


MANILA, Philippines Rain or Shine Elasto Painters guard Maverick Ahanmisi claimed the Obstacle Challenge title for the second straight year after beating out 11 contenders in the 2017 PBA All-Star Week on Friday, April 28 at the Quezon Convention Center. 

Ahanmisi finished the second round of the skills challenge with a final time of 25.8 secs,edging out San Miguel Beermen’s Alex Cabagnot who clocked in 26.7 secs. NLEX’s Emman Monfort came in 3rd with a 27.1 secs record. 

RJ Jazul, Sol Mercado, and Simon Enciso all advanced to the final round but failed to raise a challenge against the defending champ. 

Other participants of the Obstacle challenge include Roi Sumang, Stanley Pringle, LA Revilla, Ed Daquiaog, Alvin Abundo, and Chris Rosales. –