Blade Olympics to cut one-of-a-kind profile | Inquirer Sports

Blade Olympics to cut one-of-a-kind profile

/ 02:11 AM April 01, 2014

MANILA, Philippines — Outdoor adventurers, knife hobbyists and blade enthusiasts are expected to vie for top honors when the inaugural XO Blade Olympics cuts a unique sporting profile in the Philippines on April 26 at Melchor Foundation Conference Hall and Library in Pansol, Calamba, Laguna.

The competition, organized by eXOtic Custom Knives & Tools (XO Knives) in partnership with the Alejandro Melchor Jr. Foundation, celebrates the versatility of the knife and seeks to crown the country’s best master cutter.

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The Blade Olympics is composed of multiple stages where each participant will be faced with cutting challenges in a time-trial event.

The challenges include chopping through 2×4 wood and cutting free hanging manila ropes, cutting tennis or golf balls in half, slicing through water bottles, and finesse cuts.

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For inquiries on the event, call 0917-7329888 or visit XO Knives’ Facebook page.

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