7 results for tag: Brian Gisel

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 ... More

Riptide Head to Victoria Home (Game) Away From Home

By Scott LewisIt's likely that one or two of the Riptide players would prefer to be preparing for this Saturday’s AUDL game against the unbeaten San Francisco FlameThrowers by snoozing on their couches rather than riding the ferry to Vancouver Island, but I am sure once they hit the field and hear the crowd in the ... More

Riptide Bring Professional Ultimate to Victoria

By Scott LewisThe Vancouver Riptide are taking Ultimate back to its provincial roots when they play their AUDL home game against the San Francisco FlameThrowers at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria on Saturday, May 14th, at 3 p.m.There’s a certain poetry to this Riptide home game being held across Georgia Strait from ... More

Vancouver Riptide Support Team Canada at Upcoming World Championships

By Scott LewisThe Vancouver Riptide will be making important contributions to not just the Canadian teams competing on the field at the upcoming WFDF World Ultimate and Guts Championships in London, but also behind the scenes in the running of the tournament.The American teams in AUDL get off easy; there are 21 of them ... More

Vancouver Riptide Announce 2016 Roster

By Scott LewisThis is going to be an interesting season for the Vancouver Riptide of AUDL..After finishing last in the Western Division last year with a record of four wins and ten losses, the team underwent an off-season rebuild, both off the field and on. Part of that renewal involved bringing in veterans like Brendan ... More

Vancouver Riptide Hold Successful “Dry-Out”

Photos copyright Jeff Bell Story by Paul WangThe Vancouver Riptide held their first annual combine on the evening of February 13th, 2016. Over 50 prospects from as far away as Victoria and Cowichan Bay gathered at Point Grey Secondary with hopes of earning their blue and green jerseys.The positivity of the ... More

Vancouver Riptide Invest in the Future

 To be a strong sports franchise, a team needs to have a pipeline of young talent coming up the ranks, and it needs to ensure these young players develop to the fullest of their potential. The Vancouver Riptide are following this model by establishing the Vancouver Riptide Athlete Development Programme. The objective ... More