Riptide Caught in Spiders’ Web

By Kaiz Bhatia Photos by Jeff BellOn Saturday April 29th, the San Jose Spiders (4-1) made the trek north of the border to take on the Vancouver Riptide (0-4). The Spiders were coming into Vancouver following a dramatic buzzer beater 27-26 victory against the Seattle Cascades the night before.Once again the Riptide were shorthanded. ... More

Riptide Hope to Bite the Spiders

By Scott LewisAt 6 p.m. Saturday night at Swangard Stadium, the Vancouver Riptide will be trying to win their first game of the AUDL season when they host the San Jose Spiders for what should be a spirited game, in all senses of the word.San Jose has a proud history in the league. In their first season, in 2014, they went 13-1 on the ... More

Seattle Notches Wet Win Against Riptide

By Scott Lewis Photos by Jeff BellThere was a moment in the third quarter of the Vancouver Riptide’s AUDL home opener when it looked like they were going to take the lead against the Seattle Cascades for the first time since early in the game, grabbing the momentum that goes with fighting back from a deificit.But, alas, it was not ... More

Riptide Look Forward to Home Opener

By Scott LewisAfter losing their two games of the AUDL season on the road in Seattle and Los Angeles, Vancouver Riptide are eagerly anticipating their home opener on Saturday night against Seattle Cascades“I'm looking forward to going through my normal pregame routine without feeling rushed, rediscovering the routine of driving to ... More

Rocky Road Trip for Riptide

By Scott Lewis Photos by Jason HehGiven the awful weather we have suffered through the last six months, it might have been a blessing for the Vancouver Riptide to start their AUDL season with two road games.And given that the team had not had much of a chance to practice as they are trying not to overuse the many team members who ... More

Invitation to Swangard (and Surrey)

By Brian Gisel, Riptide Manager Photos by Jeff BellWith both April and Spring arriving in Vancouver, it’s time to start thinking about the Riptide home schedule. The ‘Tide will once again be hosting AUDL games at Swangard Stadium on the Burnaby/Vancouver border, and we look forward to the push we get from our home town fans.The ... More

Vancouver Riptide 2017 Season Preview

By Scott LewisLast summer was a season of changes for the Vancouver Riptide. The AUDL team had new management, new coaches, and an influx of seasoned veterans. The results showed both off the field, with increased attendance and a better fan experience, and on, with an improved record and more competitive games. If so many of the veterans ... More

2017 Vancouver Riptide Tryouts Announced

Today the Vancouver Riptide of the American Ultimate Disc League announce that their open tryouts for 2017 will take place on February 5th, 2017. Tryouts will be open to anyone interested in playing for the Riptide in the 2017 season. The tryouts will take place indoors at Callahan Burnaby 8 Rinks in Burnaby BC. Players may sign up for 1 of 2 ... More

Riptide Look to Finish the Season Strong in Seattle

By Scott LewisThe Vancouver Riptide head to Seattle for their last game of the AUDL season this weekend, eliminated from the playoffs but still with plenty to play for.Motivation will not be a problem.The opponent is their biggest rival, a rivalry stretching back at least a quarter of a century. And if they beat the Cascades, they ... More

Riptide Head Back to LA for a Must Win Rematch

By Scott LewisWith their playoff hopes on life support , the 6-6 Vancouver Riptide head to Los Angeles to play the 7-5 Aviators this Saturday night, oddly their third meeting in three weeks.The Riptide need to win in Los Angeles and then next weekend beat the Cascades in Seattle in the last game of the season, and hope that the 1-11 ... More