OCEANSIDE SKIM AND BEACH CULTURE Story by By Candace Wu, Photography by Peter McCully SKIMBOARDING IN PARKSVILLE A small group of avid young athletes have an ambitious idea. “We want to make skimboarding to Parksville what surfing is to Tofino,” says 19-year-old Ryan Mountain, standing sun-kissed in the midst of Parksville’s iconic beach accompanied by a group of friends who share his passion for the up-and-coming ocean sport.  It’s early afternoon, low tide—the perfect time to skimboard—and Mountain is dressed casually in board shorts and a muscle shirt boasting the acronym “OSBC,” which stands for Oceanside Skim and Beach Culture,…