Believe in yourself and do your best, Mt Everest climber tells Cagayan Valley athletes
Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya (February 6) -- Mt. Everest conqueror Janet Belarmino has urged athletes participating in the 2010 Cagayan Valley Regional Athletic Association(CAVRAA) meet here to believe in what they can do and do their best to win.
A native of this town, Balarmino, the first Asian woman who conquered Mt. Everest in May 15, 2007 also encouraged athletes to find their destiny and maximize it for the glory of God and people.
"We can become a world-class athletes if we work together. We have proven that. We only augment it with talent specially the young people," Belarmino in her opening remarks stressed.
The 2010 CAVRAA, hosted by Nueva Vizcaya at the sports complex here is being participated by school officials and athletes from the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya including the cities of Santiago, Cauayan and Tuguegarao.
Belarmino also added that athletes must work as a team, unite and make a gameplan inorder to win.
"Do your best, do it honestly without cheating and you will succeed. There is nothing that we cannot achieve," she said. (PIA NVizcaya) [top]