Photo by Zach Mahone

Some of us paddlers are addicted to action. Whitewater pioneer, avid racer and traveling troubadour Dan Gavere could certainly be categorized as such. But sometimes, the simplicity of cutting through a lake that looks like an oil painting is pleasure enough. Cottonwood Lake, near Buena Vista, Colorado.

Frames is a photo series profiling the best shots from SUP Magazine’s print edition. This image by Kien Thompson was originally published in our 2018 Photo Annual, now available online and on newsstands! 

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