Filmmaker searching for Icy barrel near Tofino

as_surf_tt_jk_hesquiat_576Filmmaker Timmy Turner will be spending quite a bit of time on Canada’s West Coast, hoping to film some of the best and remote waves in Canada.

Tofino, Canada’s westernmost surf town, sits halfway up the inlet- and island-pocked Western Coast of Vancouver Island, on the tip of a small peninsula. South of town are a handful of beach breaks that serve up consistent juice from the same massive storms that send swell to the sport’s Southern California epicenter.

The tortured pieces of driftwood that dot the beaches and the stony-eyed look of Tofino’s surfers prove that those storms aren’t some abstraction on a forecasting website. They’re right overhead. Click for more