Posts Tagged: surfer

Death of Tofino surfer 'took a toll,' says man who attempted rescue

When Vincent Mallaley set out for a Saturday stroll on Tofino, B.C.'s Long Beach this weekend, ending up in the water wasn't part of his plan. But the trained...

Man who tried to save surfer in Tofino speaks out: “He's gone but we're not giving up”

Within minutes of arriving on Long Beach in Tofino, Mallaley says he noticed a group of surfers in distress and a young man unresponsive in the water. "We noticed...

GoFundMe page identifies UVic student as surfer who died near Tofino

“He was a beloved son, brother, and a friend,” the page states. “Hope God gives his family the strength and fortitude to bear this tragic loss.” The fundraiser's description...

Tofino surfer mathea olin, 14, carves new ground with gold medal win

Tofino surfer mathea olin, 14, carves new ground with gold medal win Tofino surfer Mathea Olin celebrates her gold medal win at the Pan American Surfing Championships in… Tofino...

Tofino surfer Mathea Olin on crest of a wave

The waves that lap onto Mathea Olin's backyard on Cox Bay in Tofino become somewhat metaphorical when they roll back out. On the other side of the Pacific Ocean...

Tofino surfer mathea olin, 14, carves new ground with gold medal win

Tofino surfer mathea olin, 14, carves new ground with gold medal win Tofino surfer Mathea Olin celebrates her gold medal win at the Pan American Surfing Championships in… Tofino...

Koppai – Canadian Tamil Short Film Big Wave American Pro Surfer Brad Gerlach say’s a few choice things about his time surfing up in Tofino, British

Tofino teen surfer wins gold medal in international competition, first for Canada

A Tofino surfer has made history and she's only 14-years-old. Matha Olin recently took home a gold in women's longboard and a bronze in women's shortboard in Pan American...

Tofino surfer Mathea Olin, 14, carves new ground with gold medal win

For the first time ever, a Canadian surfer has snagged a medal in international competition – and she's only 14 years old. Tofino's Mathea Olin took home the gold...

Koppai – Canadian Tamil Short Film Big Wave American Pro Surfer Brad Gerlach say’s a few choice things about his time surfing up in Tofino, British