Springtime skimmer takes advantage of Victoria sun

Outdoors enthusiasts will have to wait for the next sunny weekend

Josh Korven gets some air time before meeting up with a log at Gonzales Beach on a sunny weekend day.

Josh Korven gets some air time before meeting up with a log at Gonzales Beach on a sunny weekend day.

The spring weather Saturday attracted a group of skimboarders, families and sunbathers to Gonzales Beach.

Sunshine fans have little to cheer about today, however, as forecasts call for rain the rest of this week and into the weekend.

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