This past summer, various school districts in Colorado struggled with major bus driver shortages. Students were left wondering whether or not their school bus would even show up, let alone if there would be vacant seats.
One 12-year-old Summit County boy was filled with the urge to come up with a plan B. He asked his father if he could paddle the approximate 3-mile distance across the lake and reach his school by kayak.
His father agreed, provided adequate safety measures were in place. Here’s how he got on.