CRASH AND RISE
FROM VICTIM TO THRIVING SURVIVOR
DIARIES OF THE UNBALANCED PADDLEBOARDER
You may have heard his story in his five-minute viral speech, but this book tells the rest...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.
THE UNBALANCED PADDLEBOARDER
MIKE SHOREMAN IS A TRANSFORMATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER WHO TALKS ABOUT OVERCOMING ADVERSITY, INCLUSIVITY, TEAM BUILDING AND THE PWER OF COMMUNITY. MIKE SPEAKS AT ORGANIZATIONS, CONFERENCES, CORPORATE RETREATS AND UNIVERSITIES.
Mike Shoreman, known around the world as The Unbalanced Paddleboarder,shares his story of overcoming adversity around the world to inspire and motivate people to overcome their greatest obstacles standing in their way. He talks about using our fears and struggles as our greatest weapons and drives his audiences to become the STRONGEST versions of themselves.
Mike is a former Paddle Canada Coach and trainer and is an expert in that industry and is the media expert for the Canadian Safe Boating Council. In November 2018 after years of coaching professionally on the water with his own business, Mike developed a sudden neurological condition causing him to lose his SENSE OF BALANCE.
Mike is an award winning inspirational speaker with his TRANSFORMATIONAL speeches from Speaker Slam going viral on several platforms, being viewed by millions of people around the world. He's known by audiences and the media internationally as The Unbalanced Paddleboarder. Mike is the leader of the global Paddles Up Movement celebrating people's confidence and power. Mike loves to laugh and still paddles for fun when he can!
Mike's speaking style is natural, conversational and entertaining. He's described as dynamic, profound and thought provoking. Mike will leave you with the knowledge and the confidence you need to create the positive changes in yourself.
Mike is one of the most engaging speakers I’ve ever heard. His use of metaphors and imagery in his speeches keeps you engaged and wanting more. His vulnerability is inspirational - making you feel less alone yet motivated to be your best self.
- Sharon Stokes, ET Canada Producer