Jesse Thomas and Marshall Greene know that some younger 20- or 30-something athlete will eventually take over as champion of Central Oregon’s signature multisport race.

Until then, Bend’s Thomas and Greene will continue to be the elite individual favorites in the SELCO Pole Pedal Paddle as they settle into middle age.

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Sports editor/outdoors writer

Over more than 20 years at The Bulletin, I have covered everything from hiking, snow sports and cycling, to college football, Olympic track and field, and high school sports.

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