Photo Feature: John Lehmann’s “Surf’s up in the majestic waters off Tofino, B.C.”

  By Evelyn Drake

“In a sport usually dominated by men, female surfers took over the waves this past weekend at the sixth-annual Queen of the Peak event in Tofino, B.C., at the only all-female event in the country. For the second year in a row, Hanna Scott was crowned the winner in the shortboard event, guaranteeing herself the win after pulling off a back-hand air move in the last minutes in the final heat. Twelve-year-old surfing sensation Mathea Olin wooed the crowd, placing first in the Princess of the Peak competition for girls 16 and under. She also placed fourth in the women’s shortboard and second in the women’s longboard”

Photography by John Lehmann

Friends carry Hanna Scott to the podium.

Hanna Scott during her winning ride in the shortboard competition.

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Evelyn Drake

Evelyn Drake

Evelyn Drake has been in the camera business since 2004. She has been involved in every aspect of The Camera Store's operations with a focus on marketing and event-based initiatives and recently began co-hosting our YouTube channel The Camera Store TV.