In September of 2002, Dustin Guenther, Dave Osato, Jason Enns and I took a road trip up Vancouver Island, through the Inside Passage to Prince Rupert and then drove back towards Vancouver. The trip was for Chase BMX Magazine and probably the highlight of the trip for me was a trip on BC Ferries’ Queen of the North. It was a cold and rainy day when we boarded in Port Hardy, and it only got worse as we headed north through some massive waves where the ferry careened from side to side. After seeing porpoises swim alongside us and whales play in the distance, we finally entered the Inside Passage where the clouds broke and the sun came out.
It’s always a good day when I can add another post on Dave Osato. This one was at the Gleneagles park in Horseshoe Bay. I find this as one of the hardest places to shoot BMX. With mountains to the east and big trees to the west (not to mention that big black fence) I always need to time my shots here at the right time of the day. This is one of the shots that didn’t make it into his Offline interview, but nevertheless still a good photo.
Offline Magazine from Hungary used some photos of mine for a Dave Osato interview. David Hawthorne and I teamed up to get the interview done. This also happened to be Offline Magazine’s photo issue for 2008. Dave Osato and I spent a few months getting shots for this interview in the fall of 2008.