-THE LIVE TO SURF CREW-

-JEAN-PAUL FROMENT-

 

 

 

 

Where I’m from: Tofino

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Spending time with my family, tinkering on projects, dirtbiking, and anything else that grabs my attention.

Favorite thing about surfing: It makes me feel good, cause it’s relaxing but gets me pumped at the same time. (It’s kinda like a double rainbow!) the cold water of Tofino is always refreshing

Favorite thing about working at Live To Surf: It’s a fun environment with friends and family, in one of the most beautiful places in the world

My go to surfboard: 6’4 Rusy T2

Other Comments: I feel fortunate to be surrounded by so many amazing people, in such a unique area, and couldn’t imagine living away from the coast


-PASCALE FROMENT- (Jean-Paul’s sister)

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Where I’m from: Tofino

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: yoga, beach walks, enjoying the constant change and delight of nature, traveling, reading

Favorite thing about surfing: It’s so much fun and makes me happy!

Favorite thing about working at Live To Surf: the team of wonderful people, sharing the love of surfing with others

My go to surfboard: 6’2 Santa Cruz Pumpkin Seed

Any other comments about YOU! Being out in nature always makes for a good day! Get out there and play in the elements, it’s sure to make you smile! I also enjoy paddleboarding and the exploration adventure it opens up on the water. I teach surf lessons from time to time and operate the yoga studio here, Coastal Bliss Yoga.


-SHANDY KARIATSUMARI AND ARKOA-

 

 

 

 

 

Where I’m from: Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: being entertained by Arkoa

Favorite thing about surfing: random moments of triumph and ease

Favorite thing about working at Live To Surf: continually being in the loop with the surfing industry people and products

My go to surfboard: 5’5 Plus One Mush Crusher with LB-1 fins & 5’6 John John Pyzel TL2


-JILANE KARIATSUMARI-

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Where I’m from: Rocky Mountain House/ Tofino

What I do when I’m not surfing: photography, dirtbiking,  going on adventures,

Favorite thing about surfing: From the moment that I get pushed down into a wave, bottom turn and ride it out, always puts this giddy smile on my face.

Favorite thing about working at Live to Surf: all the awsome crew that I get to work with, and always learning about the new and improved of everything to do with surfing.

My go to surfboard: 6’5 Addiction


– MARK McKEOUGH-

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Where I’m from: Carlsbad Springs, Ontario

What i do when i’m not surfing or working: Making videos for fun or for my business “On the Beach: Tofino Wedding Video”

Favorite thing about surfing: duckdiving

Favorite thing about working at Live To Surf: customer satisfaction and colin

My go to surfboard: Rusty Quattro 5’10″x20.75×2.37

Any other comments about you: The first surf shop employee ever hired because of a background driving Zamboni’s.

 


-GUTO CUNHA-

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Where I’m from: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Watching Donald Trump on CNN

Favourite thing about surfing: Getting barrelled

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Working with great staff members

My go to surfboard: 5’9 B Santos “Race Track” / 11’0 Wade Tokoro “Gun”

Other comments: GO BIG OR GO HOME!


-SAM CLARKSON-

Where I’m From: Jasper, Alberta

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Either at the skatepark or hanging out with friends.

Favorite thing about surfing: The feeling of getting a nice wave!

Favorite thing about working at Live to Surf: the people I work with!

My go to surfboard: My 5’11 Aftanas or my 6’0 LSD Cult.

Other comments about you! I have been a local here for almost all my life. I love sports. Anything ranging from hockey to surfing! My dream in life is to become a professional baseball player!


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Where i’m from: Grand Forks, B.C.

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Travelling, camping, adventuring, hiking

Favourite thing about surfing: Getting toobed

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Getting people stoked on surfing

My go to board: 5’11” Aftanas RT Sled


-ANDREW SADLER-

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Where i’m from: Tofino

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Watch people who surf better than me, rock climb, play guitar & piano, eat good food

Favourite thing about surfing: Scoring good waves with just a couple of buddies

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Helping people get stoked on surfing

My go to board: 6’1″ x 20 1/16 x 2 7/26 Aftanas Sled RT


-MATTHEW BRENNAN-

Where i’m from: Sligo, Ireland

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Reading and watching soccer

Favourite thing about surfing: The elemental thrill

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Being 20 feet away from Wildside.

My go to board: A log

Other comments: I aspire to surf like Andrew Sadler.


-ANTOINE TREMBLAY-

Where i’m from: Quebec city

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Collect seashells, draw horses, play banjo

Favourite thing about surfing: Belly riding back to the beach after a session

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: !!!GROUPONS!!!

My go to board: 6’0 Aftanas Option


-THOMMY WESTCOTT-

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Where I’m from: Westport, ON

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Taking photos, hiking, travelling

Favourite thing about surfing: Getting loose.

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Meeting people from around the world and getting the beginners stoked for their first surf!

My go to board: 1969 Challenger 7’4″ single fin


-TRINITY EGLES-MCKINNON-

Where i’m from: Tofino, BC

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: With my friends and family, hiking and SUPing.

Favourite thing about surfing: How happy I get after I catch a good wave, and being on the water.

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Gaining knowledge on the surf industry

My go to board: Super Brand Viper 5’7, Aftanas Sled 5’10


-SAM DOLLING-

Where i’m from: Melbourne, Australia

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Embarrassingly little

Favourite thing about surfing: Tuning in to the natural world

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Slobbering over all the gear and hanging out with the crew.

My go to board: 6’1 Slipstream


-JULES SABOURIN-

Where I’m from: Montreal, Quebec

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Sipping tea

Favourite thing about surfing: It replaces the best psychologist you could ever find

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: Guto.

My go to board: 6’2″ Shred Sled by Hayden Cox


-BRAYAND RODRIGUEZ MORA-

Where I’m from: Costa Rica/Canada/Tofino

What I do when I’m not surfing or working: Getting lost in the forest

Favourite thing about surfing: Riding waves

Favourite thing about working at Live To Surf: The staff are sweet

My go to board: Any board


 

 

-GUTO CUNHA-

 

 

 

 

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D.O.B – 6/7/ 72

From – Niteroi, Brazil

Why I surf – to get barrelled

Favorite wave – Pipeline

Most memorable surf trip – Hawaii 96/97

Go to board – 6’0 to 9’8

 

CATHERINE BRUHWILER-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.O.B – 04/24/76

From – Tofino, B.C

Why I Surf – Why would I not surf? It’s the best!

My favorite surf break – El Farro in Mexico…long perfect leg burning right point. no one but me and my friends out, water’s warm!

Most memorable surf trip – Secret island on a boat with my husband, son, brother, Tom Curren and his family

My go to surfboard – My ‘Super’ Clay Marzo model 5’6x 17 3/4x 2

 

-SEPP BRUHWILER-


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.O.B.: June 7, 1979

Where I’m From: Tofino , B.C

Why I surf: I surf cause it keeps me happy…..

Favorite surfbreak: SD

Most memorable surf trip: Cali / Mex 08

My go to surfboard: 5’10”  18 1/8  2 1/16  Plus One

 

-CC UNGER-MAYOR-

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-MATHEA DEMPFLE-OLIN-

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-SHANDY KARIATSUMARI-

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D.O.B: December 5, 1975

Where I’m from: Rocky Mountain House, AB

Why I surf: Cause I love it

Favourite surf break: Rock break

Most memorable surf trip: They are all memorable

My go-to surfboard: 5’2″ Aftanas Sled r/t

 

-ANDREW SADLER-

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D.O.B: December 24, 1997

Where I’m from: Tofino, BC

Why I surf: Surfing rocks, and it rains a lot here

Favourite surf break: Mexican lefthand points

Most memorable surf trip: Mexico 2016

My go-to surfboard: 6’1″ Aftanas Sled r/t

 

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D.O.B: October 6, 1990

Where I’m from: Grand Forks, BC

Why I surf: To get choobed, bruddah

Favourite surf break: Indonesia

My go-to surfboard: 5’11” Aftanas Sled r/t

 

 

 

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