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The Extraordinary Grand Prize winning video featured a guy going about his daily routine with such enthusiasm only to reveal in the end that he’s on a wheelchair. The video closes with the text “You Make Yourself Extraordinary.” 

On the day of the awarding, the Grand Prize winner Randolph Longjas received his award with both legs able and walking, a big surprise to all those present.“The video was inspired by my family’s adopted brother who can’t walk,” Longjas explained.

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Grand Prize winner Randolph Longjas

EXTRAordinary online video contest winners

 “Despite the disability, he brings joy to our family and since he came, he brought so many blessings to us, like winning in this video contest.”Longjas bagged the P100k cash prize, Vacation Getaway at Thunderbird Resorts, Enjoy Philippines Card and a Professional Web Hosting Plan from Solidhosting.phThe Grand Prize Winner was determined by a panel of judges that includes Anton Diaz, videographer Bob Nicolas, Prof. Patrick Campos of the UP Film Institute and Thunderbird Resorts Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Felbin Soto.


The Five Most Voted video winners who received P5k cash prize, P10k worth of Thunderbird Resorts GC and Enjoy Philippines Card were Diane S. Hular (1029 votes); Apple Mae J. Shiroma (1027 votes); Shobert C. Hallig (917 votes); Caylene K. Paras (911 votes) and Ma. Veronica S. Guingon (593 votes), while Carla Baful snagged the Special Prize of Apple iPad and P10k worth of Thunderbird Resorts GC for being the Favorite Video as selected by Thunderbird Resorts representatives.


Thunderbird Video contest

“What Makes You Extraordinary?” was the question posted in the contest, wherein participants must answer by submitting a video best explaining their reasons. By the end of February 2011, a total of 58 video entries were received which were then posted online for the voting period that ran from March 1to 25 2011. 

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the winners with the officers of Thunderbird Resort


The awarding proper took place last April 16, 2011 at Thunderbird Resorts Rizal’s newly-opened Event Center.Present to award the winners were Thunderbird Resorts executives and managers namely Mr. Shaun Thomsen, Chief Gaming Officer; Mr. Herbert Williams, Rizal’s General Manager; Ms. Katalene Agmata, CorpComm & Hotel Marketing Manager; and Brent Fernandez, Entertainment  Marketing Manager.  Serving as emcee of the ceremony was CorpComm Assistant Gerico Punzalan.



  1. wala ako'ng masabi kundi congratulations!!! :D

  2. naku, next year sasali ako dito. :) may concept na ako.hhaah

  3. Congratulations to the winners! It's not the technicality of the video that made it win.. it's its substance.. :)

  4. @ Jeffz---tama. so mukhang like rj me idea kana kung sakali next year? 100k premyo, instant yaman!!!!lol

  5. congrats sa mga nanalo... :D
    i hope next time makajoin ako hehehe :D


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