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16 Jul

Bearfoot Bistro World Oyster Invitational

First place oyster shucker ‘Oyster Bob’ Skinner, of Joe Forte’s restaurant in Vancouver, during the final event of the Bearfoot Bistro World Oyster Invitational

The best oyster shuckers from around the world were back at the Bearfoot Bistro Sunday to compete in the Bearfoot Bistro World Oyster Invitational, presented by Sawmill Bay Shellfish Company. Contestants competed in a series of heats before going head to head in the finals to take the top prize of $5,000, the largest prize ever given at an oyster shucking contest. Photos by David Buzzard

Second place finisher Ian Peck, from Chewies Oyster Bar in Vancouver.

Bartender JS Dupuis gets a kiss from a supporter after winning the Bloody Caesar Battle.

First place finisher ‘Oyster Bob’ Skinner and second place finisher Ian Peck react to the announcement of the winner.

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