YEAR IN REVIEW: A few of our favourite photos from Surrey and beyond

Our look back at 2015 includes some memorable images

  • Dec. 29, 2015 7:00 a.m.

From May 28: A powder bomb of coloured starch is thrown into the face of a participant at Color Me Rad

Here are some of the many memorable scenes photographed by Now staff members and contributors in 2015:

From April 2: From a truck, Surrey firefighters remove the casket carrying colleague Kevin Hegarty, who suffered from PTSD and was an advocate for others with mental health issues. (Photo: ADRIAN MACNAIR)

 

From Jan. 8: During the annual Whalley Santa Cause event, event organizer Erica Beckstead pushes a final hamper into the hands of an eager recipient over a fence. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From April 23: Surrey teen Connor Fesenmaier gets smoke blown his way at the Vancouver Art Gallery during his 420 protest. (Photo: AMY REID)

From July 23: M.J. Apdon shows off some serious skills with sepak takraw, also known as kick volleyball. (Photo: JACOB ZINN)

 

 

From Aug. 20: Racers Jordan, Victoria and Juan jump over a line of fire during the Rugged Maniac event at Cloverdale Fairgrounds. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From May 21: A cowboy hangs on for a wild ride during the Cloverdale Rodeo. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

 

From June 4: Swimmers play a game of “catch the water balloon” during the official opening of the new aquatic facility at Guildford Recreation Centre. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From Jan. 6: Hundreds of brave swimmers took a cold plunge into Semiahmoo Bay during White Rock’s 45th annual Polar Bear Swim on New Year’s morning. (Photo: KEVIN HILL)

 

From June 4: Diontay Aiyanyi, 9, gets six points for style alone as he runs a drill during the North Surrey Minor Football Association’s football and cheerleading skills camp at Bear Creek Park. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

 

From Sept. 17: Stilt-walker Kira Schaeffer towers over the crowd at North Delta Luminary Festival at Sunstone Park. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From July 23: Super fan William Awsta had a front-row view of guitar great Jose Feliciano during his headlining set at Fusion Festival, at Holland Park. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From March 24: A conga line proves to be a great way to dance while listening to the band “Mukutana” during an Intercultural Showcase at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre in Surrey. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From Nov. 19: A projector beams huge patterns of light onto nearby trees during the Garden Light Festival at Bear Creek Park. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

 

From May 7: Breakdancer Braden Breen impressed with head-spinning moves during a youth dance battle at Guildford Recreation Centre. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From Sept 17: At the start line, six-year-old rider Mason Hartley gets some last-second encouragement from his dad Leith during races at Action BMX in Newton. (Photo: GORD GOBLE)

From Feb. 3: Bill Morgan, vice-president of production at the Kennedy Heights printing plant, holds a copy of The Vancouver Sun Thursday, two days before the press was shut down. (Photo: ADRIAN MACNAIR)

 

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