Four years ago, Rochelle Suarez had no real sport to speak of. Today, she is among the most recognizable faces in Philippine rock climbing and, now, obstacle course racing.
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The 27-year-old made headlines when she, together with her national obstacle course racing teammates, won four gold medals and broke world records at the 2019 SEA Games. Rochelle, in particular, topped the individual 100-meter x 10 obstacle in the women’s division.
Going from full time corporate girl to professional athlete in such a short time is among the many stories she divulges with us on Girl Got Skillz.
We also discover just how she got competition ready. By “competition ready,” we don’t mean the warm-ups she swears or the diet she follows. Think more on the lines of putting on her game face. Here on Girl Got Skillz, she reveals the makeup routine that keeps her looking fresh!
See the full episode below:
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Photograph by Vyn Radovan