Negros is an island of the Philippines located in the Visayas. It is the third largest island in the country, with a land area of 13,328 square kilometres (5,146 sq mi). Inhabitants of the island are called Negrenses.
Tañon Strait Crossings
- Rogelio Lacerna at the age of 28 was the first person to cross the 8 km Tañon Strait from Cebu to Negros Oriental in 2002 in 4 hours 3 minutes.
- David Joseph Padilla at the age of 62 was the first person to cross the 8 km Tañon Strait from Barangay Bato in Cebu to Tandayag in Negros Oriental in 2006 in 6 hours.