Wow, apparently (and thankfully?) it was just a playful calf leaping out of the water 10-30 feet away from two boats near Tofino, British Columbia, Matthew Thornton capturing this most awesome photo on the other boat, video below captured with an iPhone.
Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)