JACKSON, Wyo. — The 47th annual Rendezvous River Sports Karen Oatey Pole Pedal Paddle unfolded on Saturday! The race was completed individually, by teams, competitively, or just for fun.  For almost five decades now, the race has served as the annual kickoff to spring in Jackson Hole.

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