Coastal lifestyle gets active at Pico de Loro Cove

The active lifestyle has always been a perfect fit and a central focus at Pico de Loro Cove at Hamilo Coast. Apart from its pristine natural surroundings and well-equipped beach and country club that can cater to a variety of sporty pursuits, it also regularly hosts events and activities that combine fitness and fun.

Strengthening this commitment to providing for its members’ athletic inclinations, Pico de Loro Cove has recently announced the appointment of the husband-and-wife team of Dan Brown and Ani de Leon-Brown as its newest Sports & Recreation (S&R) Consultants.

“Sports and recreation is an important element of the active lifestyle that we advocate” remarks Rona Torres-Tan, Senior Vice-President of Costa del Hamilo, Inc. “Dan and Ani innately understands this and we are confident about their vision for Pico de Loro Beach & Country Club’s recreational programs.”

The Browns bring to Pico de Loro Cove a wealth of experience as both successful athletes and professional coaches. Dan Brown is presently the Head Coach of the Philippine Triathlon Team and is involved in training beginner to high performance endurance runners and triathletes both locally and internationally. He was previously the Assistant National Coach of the Korean Triathlon Team. As a professional triathlete, Dan has completed 15 Ironman races and placed 8th in the Ultra Man World Championships in Hawaii. Some of his most recent professional results include the championship titles at the 2011 Mekong River International Triathlon and 2011 Sian Duathlon Championships.

Pico de Loro Cove’s new S&R consultant Dan Brown, who is also an accomplished athlete and professional multi-sport coach, plans to beef up Pico de Loro Cove’s sports and recreational offerings.

Ani de Leon-Brown also boasts an equally impressive list of achievements. A three-time Philippine National Triathlon Champion, she was the first Filipino to ever break into the top 10 in the Asian Triathlon Championships as well as the first Filipina to qualify in Ironman Triathlon World Championships. Apart from these athletic accomplishments, Ani has also been certified by the International Triathlon Union as a Level 2 triathlon coach and facilitator. The first certified female multisport coach in the Philippines, she currently trains a number of triathlon squads including Ironkids, SuperTrikids, Fitness First Tri Team, Sabak Tri Team and South Tri Team.

Pico de Loro’s new S&R consultant Ani de Leon-Brown is well-equipped to expand the development’s sports & recreation programs due to her experience as one of the country’s leading female triathletes and multi-sport coaches

“We are truly excited to be part of Pico de Loro’s exceptional team,” says Dan Brown. “Ani and I find its natural beauty and modern amenities truly inspiring and can’t wait to try out some of our ideas and see the response from the members.”

Pico de Loro Cove is the maiden development at Hamilo Coast, Manila’s premier coastal community located in Nasugbu, Batangas.

Pico de Loro Beach & Country Club at Pico de Loro, Hamilo Coast is for members only. For inquiries on how to be a member please call 02-8580333 or visit

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