Mike
Shoreman

Athlete. Speaker. Author. Advocate. First athlete and Canadian with Disabilities to cross all five Great Lakes for young Canadians in crisis.

Mike Shoreman

Athlete. Speaker. Author. Advocate. First athlete and Canadian with Disabilities to cross all five Great Lakes for young Canadians in crisis.

About Mike Shoreman

Mike Shoreman is the first Canadian athlete with disabilities to cross all five Great Lakes to raise funds for children and youth in crisis across Canada and to raise awareness about mental health and persons with disabilities.

In 2018 after developing several disabilities suddenly when diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Mike who was a professional coach with Paddle Canada, tailspinned mentally. 

After receiving mental health treatment and a year of extensive physical rehabilitation Mike set out to achieve what medical professionals said was not possible.

In 2019, Mike publicly shared his gripping story with a powerful performance on stage, winning North America's Largest Inspirational Speech Competition, becoming  an over night online viral sensation. A riveting story about his life as a survivor of mental health and the road forward to overcoming his disabilities. The talk he delivered received an overwhelming response going viral on multiple platforms, touching and unifying millions of people around the world.

Mike is a Bell Let's Talk ambassador and ambassador to several international not for profit organizations supporting children and youth including jack.org, Autism Ontario, About Face: The Craniofacial Society, The Trevor Project and Kenneth Cole's: The Mental Health Coalition.

A two time Canadian Disability Hall of Fame Nominee, Mike uses his life experiences to help raise awareness of the youth mental health crisis across Canada and to champion persons with disabilities showing Canadians we are all truly able. 

Mike is an accomplished writer, best selling author, an affluent speaker, film producer, engaging media personality and a butter tart connoisseur.

About
Mike Shoreman

Mike Shoreman is the first Canadian athlete with disabilities to cross all five Great Lakes to raise funds for children and youth in crisis across Canada and to raise awareness about mental health and persons with disabilities.

In 2018 after developing several disabilities suddenly when diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Mike who was a professional coach with Paddle Canada, tailspinned mentally. 

After receiving mental health treatment and a year of extensive physical rehabilitation Mike set out to achieve what medical professionals said was not possible.

In 2019, Mike publicly shared his gripping story with a powerful performance on stage, winning North America's Largest Inspirational Speech Competition, becoming  an over night online viral sensation. A riveting story about his life as a survivor of mental health and the road forward to overcoming his disabilities. The talk he delivered received an overwhelming response going viral on multiple platforms, touching and unifying millions of people around the world.

Mike is a Bell Let's Talk ambassador and ambassador to several international not for profit organizations supporting children and youth including jack.org, Autism Ontario, About Face: The Craniofacial Society, The Trevor Project and Kenneth Cole's: The Mental Health Coalition.

A two time Canadian Disability Hall of Fame Nominee, Mike uses his life experiences to help raise awareness of the youth mental health crisis across Canada and to champion persons with disabilities showing Canadians we are all truly able. 

Mike is an accomplished writer, best selling author, an affluent speaker, film producer, engaging media personality and a butter tart connoisseur.

Diaries of the Unbalances Paddleboarder

CRASH AND RISE

From Victim to Thriving Survivor

Mike Shoreman, aka “The Unbalanced Paddleboarder”, experienced the most significant crash he has ever known as a neurological condition called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome came rushing in to take away every joy in life that he had worked so hard to obtain. He decided to take the next right step in his darkest hour, finding power and confidence and began to rise higher than he ever thought possible.

#PADDLESUP became the war cry of thousands of paddleboarders all over the world and culminated in him becoming SUP Man of the Year 2020. Mike discusses how to transform from victim to thriving survivor in his first and most exciting book titled, Crash and RISE. Whether you’re having a moment of minor struggle or find yourself in a state of crash, you can turn to this book for SUP-port.

Diaries of the Unbalances Paddleboarder

CRASH AND RISE

From Victim to Thriving Survivor

Mike Shoreman, aka “The Unbalanced Paddleboarder”, experienced the most significant crash he has ever known as a neurological condition called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome came rushing in to take away every joy in life that he had worked so hard to obtain. He decided to take the next right step in his darkest hour, finding power and confidence and began to rise higher than he ever thought possible.

#PADDLESUP became the war cry of thousands of paddleboarders all over the world and culminated in him becoming SUP Man of the Year 2020. Mike discusses how to transform from victim to thriving survivor in his first and most exciting book titled, Crash and RISE. Whether you’re having a moment of minor struggle or find yourself in a state of crash, you can turn to this book for SUP-port.

“We have had numerous positive responses following Mike’s presentation. Using humour and storytelling, Mike connected with our teams instantly. It was very well received to say the least.”

Lt. Col. Trevor Porteous, Canadian Armed Forces

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