The race before the race
Pole Pedal Paddle competitors jockey for boat placements Friday afternoon at Riverbend Park in Bend. The annual multisport event is today, with just under 3,000 racers registered.
For many, dressing up is half the fun.
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Top skier joins the field
Kikkan Randall is one of America's top nordic skiers. She's racing today — but not in the nordic skiing stage.
Tom Kelly / U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association