Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

“Seal Waving Flipper”


“When walking on the ice I often see seals basking like this waving a flipper at me. It feels like a game beckoning me to approach them and as soon as I do they disappear down the icehole!”

—Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier


Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

(1978- )

Billy was born on July 7, 1978, in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. In his early years he travelled eastern Canada residing and schooling in Ottawa, Yarmouth and Halifax in Nova Scotia, then at the age of thirteen returned to live in Goose Bay. He now lives in North West River in Labrador and enjoys fishing and hunting on the land with his family.