NORTH OTTAWA SHOPPER NEWS October 31, 1978
Surf’s up, mercury’s down
Temperatures dipped to the low 40’s last week and the wind whipped the lake until it resembled a frothing witches caldron. Nevertheless, surfers clad in rubber suits challenged the elements and apparently won out. Getting into the lake was the easiest part of the venture; surfers merely went midway out on the pier and jumped in.