Diving

An ecstatic Boardworks diver Renee Batalla embraces coach Tommy McLeod after winning gold in the women’s 10-metre platform event in the 2022 Diving Canada Summer Senior National Championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place. (Antoine Saito/Courtesy of Diving Canada)

Boardworks crew shines as Vancouver Island hosts Diving Canada nationals

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

 

Boardworks diver and Claremont secondary student Carson Paul pictured just off the platform. He is one of seven local athletes competing in the Summer National Championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place May 27 to 29. (Photo by Lawrence Lu/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

 

Divers use the new descent/ascent line attached to the migrant ship wreck at China Creek Marina. (PHOTO COURTESY BRENDA ROSZMANN)

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

Divers use the new descent/ascent line attached to the migrant ship wreck at China Creek Marina. (PHOTO COURTESY BRENDA ROSZMANN)