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Thunder on the Niagara roars on the river

by yarger
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 12:30 pm

This past weekend, thousands of people stormed to Gratwick Riverside Park in North Tonawanda to see and hear the roars of the Thunder on the Niagara. 

The 14th annual boat racing series entertained spectators on the Niagara River, Gratwick Park and even Grand Island. 

The show, widely known as “the fastest show on water,” featured over 70 boat race teams and hydroplanes, which glided along the river at approximately 170 miles per hour. 

Teams came to compete from across the United States and Canada.

For results and more information, visit thunderontheniagara.com.

Pictured are scenes from Saturday’s series of events. (Photos by David Yarger)

 

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