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Bride and groom wake surf after West Kelowna ceremony

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A couple from Calgary tied the knot and couldn't resist the call to wake surf post-nuptials, what happened next was a joyous spectacle. Sydney Morton has more – Aug 15, 2021

A couple from Calgary tied the knot in West Kelowna and couldn’t resist the call to wake surf post-nuptials, creating a joyous spectacle for anyone passing by.

After eight years together, Ziv Feldman and Jill Carberry Feldman decided to kick things up a notch after tieing the knot on Aug. 11. They decided to go wake surfing in their wedding tuxedo and dress.

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“It was fun you know, you’re on there and your veil’s out and your dress is flying around, it was just a lot of fun,” said Jill.

“It was a little heavy, you know, water and clothes are a little bit heavy, but once you’re up, you can shake it off and pull everything in place so you get a good shot,” Ziv said.

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After saying ‘I do’ at 11 a.m., the couple went straight onto their boat with a photographer to pull the unique stunt and help brighten people’s spirits.

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“At first, I wore a life jacket but you know you couldn’t see that it was a dress so I thought, ‘ok, I’ll stick to the board,’ and I got up,” said Jill.

“Fires, floods, the pandemic, elections, you know everything is kind of pushing and [putting] pressure on everybody’s psyche and so we decided to have a little fun and you know happiness and make people smile,” Ziv said.

Now, they have one-of-a-kind wedding photos and memories to last a lifetime.

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