Diving

Boardworks diver Bryden Hattie is a picture of focus during competition at the Diving Canada Summer Senior National Championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place. Hattie won gold in the one-metre and three-metre events last weekend to secure a spot on the national team heading to the FINA Diving Grand Prix in Calgary next week, and the 2022 Commonwealth Games. (Antoine Saito/courtesy of Diving Canada)

Boardworks crew shines at Diving Canada nationals in Saanich

Double gold for Bryden Hattie, surprise gold in 10-metre platform for Renee Batalla

 

Boardworks diver and 2020 Tokyo Olympian for Canada, Celina Toth is pictured during the Olympic trials. She is among the local athletes competing in the 2022 Summer National Diving Championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place pool May 27 to 29. (Photo courtesy of Boardworks)

Canadian Olympian glad to be home, diving in front of family, friends in Saanich

Past year tumultuous for Celina Toth, at 30 the ‘mom’ on the Boardworks crew

 

A new non-profit, Exploration Diving Society of B.C., has been formed, seeking to promote diving and exploration. (Eiko Jones photo)

Vancouver Island divers enter uncharted waters as part of new society

Exploration Diving Society of B.C. seeks to promote diving and exploration

 

Nanaimo-based photographer Shane Gross is one of four winners of this year’s Save Our Seas Foundation Ocean Storytelling Photography Grant. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo photographer selected for ocean storytelling grant

Shane Gross’s images of marine life selected from field of 150 competitors from 47 countries

Nanaimo-based photographer Shane Gross is one of four winners of this year’s Save Our Seas Foundation Ocean Storytelling Photography Grant. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Tim Preston and Scott McFarlane carry the buoy out to the migrant wreck. In the top right corner of the photo is the temporary buoy that previously marked the dive site. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Divers hope to make a lasting mark on the Alberni Inlet

New marker buoy acts as a beacon for divers and boaters alike marking scuttled immigrant ship

Tim Preston and Scott McFarlane carry the buoy out to the migrant wreck. In the top right corner of the photo is the temporary buoy that previously marked the dive site. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)