In the realm of trail running and obstacle sports, where determination meets passion, Sandi Menchi Abahan stands as a true champion. Hailing from Mountain Province in the Philippines, Abahan embodies the essence of resilience and grace, leaving a lasting impact on the sport as a proud member of the renowned VJ Shoes Pro Team.
Abahan’s journey is a testament to her unwavering spirit, weaving a symphony of strength and grace that resonates with the mountains of the Cordillera. Her every stride echoes tales of triumph, inspiring generations to follow in her footsteps. With the support of the VJ Shoes Pro Team, she has carved her name in the annals of trail running and obstacle sports history, conquering challenges across the globe.
Her achievements shine brightly, rivaling the stars that adorn the night sky. From the rugged terrain of the Borneo Trail Classic to the icy slopes of Mount Everest, Abahan has showcased her world-class talent. Notable performances include an impressive 11th place in the Hong Kong 100 Ultra Trail in 2019, followed by a remarkable 33rd place in Courmayeur-Champex-Chamonix (CCC) in the same year and a commendable 21st place in the Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie (TDS) in 2017. These feats bear witness to her unwavering resolve and unwavering commitment to her sport.
Abahan’s remarkable performances in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games further cement her status as a trailblazing athlete. She clinched gold medals in obstacle course racing at both the 30th and 32nd SEA Games,
She clinched gold medals in obstacle course racing at both the 30th and 32nd SEA Games,
etching her name in the hearts of her fellow countrymen. Her first-place finishes at the 1st and 2nd World’s Highest OCR and World Record Breaking Challenge, held in Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in 2021 and Mount Everest in 2022, and top ten billing at the Spartan OCR World Championships in 2022 have solidified her position as an exceptional athlete, her spirit as fierce as the wind that whispers through the pines.
Sandi Menchi Abahan’s journey is a symphony of strength and grace, a harmonious dance that resonates with the very soul of the earth.
Her story serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration, highlighting the power of determination and the beauty of the human spirit.
As she continues to conquer rugged landscapes and unforgiving terrains around the world, Abahan’s legacy endures. Her spirit remains a symphony of strength and grace, echoing through the ages, inspiring all who dare to dream. In the land of the Cordillera, where mountains embrace the sky and rivers carve their paths through the earth, Abahan’s remarkable achievements shine brightly, representing the pinnacle of trail running and obstacle sports excellence.