Over the past weekend, the Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films (VFOF) was held at the VIFF Theater in Vancouver. The VFOF is the first film festival that STAND has screened at and incidentally, it won the prize for “Best Film”. To say that we were humbled is an understatement. [...]
STAND made it’s world premiere last Friday, May 3rd, at the Frederic Wood Theater at UBC in Vancouver. The show sold out 3 days in advance with people coming from far and wide. The evening was warm and pleasant with a beautiful west coast sunset as people waited in line to get [...]
With premiere dates announced for STAND, Norm was invited to speak on morning TV this morning on Global BC AM. See some previews from the film and hear what Norm has to say.
The folks at Boardworks Surf have signed on to support STAND and we couldn’t be happier. Norm Hann paddles BW boards and used the Ohana and Raven models in Haida Gwaii, paddling 350kms over 8 days.
“The 12’6″ Ohana was really great for the flatter days [...]
This short article ran in SBC Surf’s summer 2012 issue. It focuses on the 7 students building their own cedar SUP boards. What is so cool about this is that prior to meeting Raph Bruhwiler at the launch of their boards in Hakai, they had only [...]
This is a great behind the scenes look at an underwater sea lion shoot that Ian McAllister did recently. Ian McAllister is the founder of Pacific Wild is a true champion of the Great Bear and has been an immense help with STAND, providing incredible wildlife footage and insight. Check out more [...]
Happy New Year everyone. Here at b4apres we are primed, ready and excited for what 2013 brings! 2012 was a great year with production of STAND keeping us busy and motivated. The Haida Gwaii SUP expedition with Norm Hann went off perfectly, the Bella Bella woodshop [...]
We are extremely excited to announce that Ikelite, the makers of underwater dive housings for cameras, have come on board as a supporting sponsor of STAND. Ikelite have been in the business of not only keeping expensive cameras dry, but ensuring the quality of the images isn’t compromised [...]