Year in Photos - 2019

Year in Photos - 2019

Every year we have a look through our photos and this year was another exceptional one. We moved to a new location and celebrated 10 years strong of the surf shop.

The photos below are in chronological order. We hope you enjoy and thanks for your contributions - without them, we wouldn't have a story to tell.

Thank you for an amazing year and all the best in 2020!

Many hands make light work. Moving about 250 boards one by one.
Synchronised moving.
We had about 5000 square feet to fill.
We had about 5000 square feet to fill.
We pre-installed all racks so all boards had a place to go.
We pre-installed all racks so all boards had a place to go.
It got a little chaotic.
It got a little chaotic.
Youngsters learning how to frame for our re-purposed skid wall.
Youngsters learning how to frame for our re-purposed skid wall.
Jeff putting the finishing touch on the skid wall.
Jeff putting the finishing touch on the skid wall.
Surfboards temporarily in place.
Surfboards temporarily in place.
Starting to get more organized!
Starting to get more organized!
Our ever growing wetsuit, boots and gloves section.
Our ever-growing wetsuit, boots and gloves section.
Grant setting up the magical 'gnarwall' of surfboards. To date none have fallen down.
Grant setting up the magical 'gnarwall' of surfboards. To date, none have fallen down.
Kristen and Robin keeping the shop running smoothly.
Kristen and Robin keeping the shop running smoothly.
Geoff, Mike & Jeff iced up after surfing at Bluffer's Park in Toronto in January.
Geoff, Mike & Jeff iced up after surfing at Bluffer's Park in Toronto in January.
We love to receive new surfboards. Kristen captured Jeff with the late afternoon sun.
We love to receive new surfboards. Kristen captured Jeff with the late afternoon sun.
February surf on Lake Ontario can be crowded. Photo by Seed9.
February surf on Lake Ontario can be crowded. Photo by Seed9.
Geoff Ortiz on the SUP and Alex Boutilier trailing on Lake Ontario. Photo by Seed9.
Geoff Ortiz on the SUP and Alex Boutilier trailing on Lake Ontario. Photo by Seed9.
Larry Cavero on a nice peak at The Cove in Toronto. Photo by Perrins Photography.
Larry Cavero on a nice peak at The Cove in Toronto. Photo by Perrins Photography.
Rob D at the elusive Lighthouse in Toronto. Photo by Ang M Namaka.
Rob D at the elusive Lighthouse in Toronto. Photo by Ang M Namaka.
Clean fun looking peak on Lake Ontario. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Clean fun looking peak on Lake Ontario. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
A beautiful new custom surfboard arrived at the shop.
A beautiful new custom surfboard arrived at the shop.
Xman into some good surf March Break.
Xman into some good surf March Break.
Our slogan proposal for the new Ontario Licence plates.
Our slogan proposal for the new Ontario Licence plates.
Jeff Green free falling at The Cove in Toronto. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Jeff Green free falling at The Cove in Toronto. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Some of the latest Firewire Surfboards designed by Slater and Machado.
Some of the latest Firewire Surfboards designed by Slater and Machado.
Raptors in Six! But we just want to 'Surf The North'.
Raptors in Six! But we just want to 'Surf The North'.
The Surf Ontario shop sign going up in the spring.
The Surf Ontario shop sign going up in the spring.
The Surf Ontario shop sign going up in the spring.
Surf Ontario surf shop - hanging for 10 years.
We celebrated our 10 year anniversary in June. Thank you for all your support!
We also celebrated 10 years of the SUP4MS. Thanks to your support we've raised over $100,000 for the MS Society of Canada.
We also celebrated 10 years of the SUP4MS.
Thanks to your support we've raised over $100,000 for the MS Society of Canada.
Sunset surf in Chicago, Lake Michigan. Photo by Whitney Aziz.
Sunset surf in Chicago, Lake Michigan. Photo by Whitney Aziz.
You can surf anywhere in Canada - Geoff Ortiz on the tidal bore. Photo by Katie Ortiz.
You can surf anywhere in Canada - Geoff Ortiz on the tidal bore. Photo by Katie Ortiz.
Hudson on a fun one in Kincardine, Lake Huron. Photo by Jeff Green.
Hudson on a fun one in Kincardine, Lake Huron. Photo by Jeff Green.
Huron sunsets. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Huron sunsets. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Beautiful Creative Army longboards.
Beautiful Creative Army longboards.
surf in Canada! More wetsuits
You need rubber to surf in Canada!
More wetsuits and wetsuit racks and we've added a few more since!
The Wyldewood Gales Surf contest on Lake Erie
Mike S on the longboard at The Wyldewood Gales Surf contest on Lake Erie.
Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
The Wyldewood Gales Surf contest on Lake Erie
Jeff Brooks speeding down the line at The Wyldewood Gales Contest on Lake Erie.
Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
The women charging at The Wyldewood Gales contest on Erie.
The women charging at The Wyldewood Gales contest on Erie.
The Wyldewood Gales Surf contest on Lake Erie
Geoff Ortiz on a beauty at The Wyldewood Gales Contest on Lake Erie. By Ben Eggers.
Robin Pacquing loving the lefts at The Wyldewood Gales on Lake Erie. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Robin Pacquing loving the lefts at The Wyldewood Gales on Lake Erie. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Andrew Dawson styling in the Toronto surf. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Andrew Dawson styling in the Toronto surf. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Mark 2V riding perfect waves solo in Hamilton.
Mark 2V riding perfect waves solo in Hamilton.
Larry Cavero off the top at The Cove in Toronto. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Larry Cavero off the top at The Cove in Toronto. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Unknown surfer at Scarborough Bluffs Toronto. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Unknown surfer at Scarborough Bluffs Toronto. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Geoff Johnson off the top of a Lake Ontario wave. Photo by Donald LeBlanc.
Geoff Johnson off the top of a Lake Ontario wave. Photo by Donald LeBlanc.
Still can't beat the Scarborough Bluffs back drop. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Still can't beat the Scarborough Bluffs backdrop. Photo by Geoff Ortiz.
Larry Cavero at Mini-Mavs, Lake Ontario. Photo by Katie Ortiz.
Geoff Ortiz on a solid day at Mini-Mavs, Lake Ontario. Photo by Katie Ortiz.
Geoff Ortiz on a solid day at Mini-Mavs, Lake Ontario. Photo by Katie Ortiz.
Boxing week shipments heading out across Canada. Thanks for your tremendous support over the years.
Boxing week shipments heading out across Canada. Thanks for your tremendous support over the years.