Author: Jill Ellsworth

Sally Fitzgibbons // Nova Scotia

“I developed my own program by taking the best of what I have learned and adapting it.” Words: Rebecca Bradshaw. Sally Fitzgibbons first qualified for the WSL Championship tour in 2009 at the age of 17. Since then, she has consistently been at the top of the pack and currently holds 2nd place on tour. She has won multiple events but hasn’t gotten her hands on a Championship Tour title yet. This Australian native has been credited as one of the most athletic women on tour, which is clearly justified through her power and determination in competition. How many people say...

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Slam Festival 2017

Tradition lived on in this year’s Slam Festival, bringing Calgary locals together with visitors from around the continent to celebrate surf culture in the mountains. The eight-day festival kicked off with a Bowl Jam and Rooftop party, bringing the worlds of surf and skate together to showcase the artistic expression rooted in board sports’ culture. Calgary’s raddest venues were home to the week of free events, including Wave Wednesday at 10th St. bridge, an art gallery at The Compound, and a massive after party at The Palomino Smokehouse. The week finished up with the first ever River Surf North...

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Columbia OutDry Extreme ECO Jacket Review

Review by: Melissa Kurtin   A few months ago I received the Columbia Women’s Titanium Outdry Ex Eco Jacket and thought, oh great another rain jacket! You might think I’m being sarcastic, but I’m definitely not; I was so stoked! A good rain jacket is a hot ticket item for someone who works a lot of outdoor events. This year has been particularly horrible for weather; out of the 8 wakeboard events held in Ontario, it rained at 6 of them, which really sucks. When I first opened the box, a plastic-looking white jacket was staring back at me....

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Proximity – Première Montréalaise

Taylor Steele has created a masterpiece — Proximity premieres June 29th at Oasis Surf and you don’t want to miss out. Admission is free and over $10,000 in prizes will be given away!   Where: Oasis Surf (QUARTIER DIX30) Montreal. When: 7pm. Thursday, June 29th....

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Interview With Montreal Photographer Jeremy Le Chatelier

At just 22, Jeremy Le Chatelier is a self-taught photographer who makes the Montreal surf scene his muse. Originally from Costa Rica, Jeremy moved to Montreal when he was three and has grown to become one with the landscape of the city, and the people who call it home. Working around days on the water that were too beautiful to pass up, we talked to Jeremy about his stunning yet eerie work, and his journey as a photographer so far. When did you truly become a photographer?  Is there ever a time we truly become a photographer? The year...

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