The team aboard the Mark Twain raft waves as they take off down the river in the Kla-How-Ya River Battle on Sept. 9.

The team aboard the Mark Twain raft waves as they take off down the river in the Kla-How-Ya River Battle on Sept. 9.

River power

The team aboard the Mark Twain raft waves as they take off down the river in the Kla-How-Ya River Battle.

The team aboard the Mark Twain raft waves as they take off down the river in the Kla-How-Ya River Battle on Sept. 9. The Mark Twain raft finished in 2 hours and 24 minutes. First place in the canoe category went to Clipper Tripper with a finish time of 57 minutes. Other participants were the Aussie Bear Grylis, Golden Oldies, Wetlands Adventures, SS Ptarmagin, Christakos and Team Morgan.