RIPTIDE ADD WEST COAST SAVVY TO OWNERSHIP GROUP

The Vancouver Riptide are pleased to announce that Joshua Perina has joined the Ownership group and will assume the role of Club President effective immediately. In addition Colby James Smith will join the team as Vice President of Operations. Perina and Smith will lead the sales, marketing and promotion efforts for the team as they prepare ... More

Riptide Wrap Season at Winona

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellThe Vancouver Riptide’s final game of the 2017 AUDL season, against the San Francisco FlameThrowers, encapsulated the way the entire season in one game.First off, they lost, for the 13th time in 14 games this year.Of course there are various reasons for each of those losses, but the biggest one ... More

Riptide Go Retro to Close the Season

By Scott LewisFor their last game of a difficult AUDL season, the Vancouver Riptide are going retro, back to the roots of competitive ultimate. No, not all the way back to the days of the photo above -- that is Victoria’s Clones warming up with a game of Guts in preparation for playing the first ever game of Ultimate in BC, back in 1979 ... More

Mere Millimetres from a Chance to Win

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff BellTrailing by four early in the second quarter, it was starting to seem that the AUDL game against the L.A. Aviators was too far out of reach for the Vancouver Riptide to win. Tremendous defensive pressure allowed the Riptide to get back in the game and even take the lead in the third quarter. Alas, their ... More

Riptide Lose Close One to Cascades

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff Bell“We need to find a way to start games better. I don't know what it is going to take but we need to start out and get through the first quarter at least tied.”Those words were said by the Riptide’s Morgan Hibbert only a few weeks ago. Falling behind early in games has probably been the main ... More

Barbieri and Riptide to Host Seattle

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellLooking at the Riptide’s record this AUDL season, you know there hasn’t been that much to celebrate. But one thing every player and fan can appreciate is the arrival on the team of of Ty Barbieri, who will lead Vancouver into battle against the Seattle Cascades this Saturday night at Swangard ... More

Riptide Lose to San Diego But Win Over Surrey

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff Bell and Robert EngelbrechtDespite having displayed some of their best offense of the season, in the end fatigue caused the Vancouver Riptide to fall to the San Diego Growlers in the two teams' third AUDL matchup in less than a month. Last Saturday, Surrey, an hour south of Vancouver, hosted its first ... More

Riptide Rolling into Surrey

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellFor their last Home Away From Home Game, the Vancouver Riptide gave Victoria its first taste of professional ultimate. This weekend, they’ll be bringing the AUDL experience to Surrey for the first time.In fact, this might as well be Ultimate Week in Surrey.Last Saturday, the Mixed versions of ... More

Looking Back on the Season So Far

by Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellAs the Vancouver Riptide prepare to head to California for another weekend doubleheader, this time against San Francisco and San Jose, their 2017 season is half over. The 1-6 record doesn’t look so hot, and certainly isn’t something to be proud of, but let’s dig a little deeper into what happened ... More

Riptide Win One Against the Growlers

by Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff BellIt's a win!The Vancouver Riptide (1-6) notched their first victory of the 2017 AUDL season in an overtime thriller against the San Diego Growlers (1-5). Overcoming a sloppy first quarter, the Riptide were able to fight their way back in the second and went one for one with the Growlers all the way ... More