Edwin Dela Cruz
Group Marathon Swim
In May 2016 in a group marathon swim across the Verde Island Passage, Betsy Medalla and Julian Valencia swam 10.65 km in 3 hours 13 minutes with navigator Leonardo Justo. Moi Yamoyam and Mikey Villanueva swam 10.2 km in 4 hours 51 minutes, and Frank Lacson completed 10.5 km in 4 hours 15 minutes with navigator Benedict Malapas, while Ingemar Macarine completed a swim of 7.1 km in 3 hours 31 minutes with navigator Edwin Dela Cruz in a non-stop swim from Dorado Cove to Pico di Loro Beach & Country Club, in Nasugbu, Batangas along the Hamilo Coast in the Philippines.
He escorted the pioneer crossing of Ingemar Patiño Macarine on 11 April 2016 when Macarine swam 16.83 km across the Cebu Strait in 5 hours 49 minutes from LightHouse Brgy. Cabacungan on Cabilao Island, Municipality of Loon, Province of Bohol to Brgy. Bulasa, Municipality of Argao in Cebu.