Feel the community spirit and cheer for the first Philippine Bobsled team!
Join us and meet the men behind the team. Hear their stories of triumph, challenges, and sacrifices. Be part of their journey as we join together as One Community, One Nation, One Dream.
Fiesta Filipino in partnership with the Philippine Bobsled Luge and Skeleton Association and FIlipino Chamber of Commerce Alberta is proud to support the first Philippine Bobsled team as they settle in Calgary as their home base for training.
Four Philippine Coast Guard bobsledders are training in Calgary. Team 1 bobsled driver Seaman First Class Rolando D Isidro Jr and brakeman Seaman First Class Jerby D Deriada, and Team 2 driver Seaman First Jeffrey G Dela Cruz and brakeman Seaman First Class Joseph M Acosta composed the two, two-man bobsled teams of the Philippine National Bobsled Luge and Skeleton Association Inc. (PNBLSA), the first bobsled team in Southeast Asia with the ultimate goal of qualifying for the Beijing winter Olympics in 2022.