Events

The Lake Ontario Crossing


  • Queen's Royal Park Front St Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 Canada

The Lake Ontario Crossing is Canada’s first and only open-water distance race for SUP and prone paddlers. The 32 mile, point-to-point course matches the standard established by the Molokai-to-Oahu crossing in Hawaii and the Catalina Classic in California.

In September 2014, Dan Michaluk and Rob Kavcic crossed Lake Ontario in under six hours – Dan paddling prone and Rob on a standup paddleboard. A year later, Gander Tawaststjerna joined them on their second crossing in challenging ocean-like conditions. With that, Dan and Rob created The Lake Ontario Crossing to share the open-water paddling experience with the local community and its guests. It is a demanding physical and mental test for those ready to take on the open waters of Lake Ontario.

Find out more information on this fantastic event.

Registration for 2016 is currently underway.