Manila Standard Today -- Uytengsu driving force behind Ironman 70.3 -- 2009/august/22: "“This race exists because of the enthusiasm of Fred Uytengsu. He is the driving force behind the Cobra Ironman 70.3. It is his vision. In a lot of ways, we made it difficult for him just because of the way our company works. But he persevered. When we finally hooked up, this race took shape.”"