Luc Tweddell

42 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
My wife and my daughters

Nationality: Canadian
Current Residence: Mendenhall, Yukon
Occupation(s): Welder, Farmer
Kennel Name: Echoes Kennel
Name Origination: The Pink Floyd song and the name of one of my first dogs
Kennel Bloodlines: Alaskan Huskies
Breeds: Ledwidge, Britten and old bloodlines from Quebec
# of Dogs in Kennel: 50

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?

Tell us about your dogs?
Some are from my 2016 Yukon Quest team and a few rookies will attempt this one with me.

How did you get started running dogs?
Reading about arctic expeditions.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
The peacefulness.

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Dog Powered Sports Association of Yukon

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
This is the last year I can run the Yukon Quest before my daughters are old enough to steal my dogs and run it themselves! My goal is to finish with a strong team.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
Mostly classic rock.

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Family brainstorming.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2016 - Yukon Quest - 12th; 2009 - Yukon Quest - 14th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2016 12
2009 14 12d 3h 35m

Messages to Mushers

Bonne chance papa! On t'aime!
January 08, 2018
Good luck for the race . Your dogs are cool. Demricck Lemay 10 years old. PS: Miss Corrine and Mr Jérémi from Gould in Qc say Hi and go get 'em!
January 19, 2018
Hello, My name is Brandon and I hope you win the next race, One day I might become a musher -Brandon, 12 years old
January 22, 2018
Helllo, can I ask a question? My question is how many dogs do you have? I love the dog race. It is so beautiful ! My English class is Following the race. This is so cool!! Good luck!! Elena 12 years old.
January 22, 2018
Dear Luc, I love dogs but I don't have any. You are good to run dogs. Good luck! Hubert Beaudoin 11 years old
January 25, 2018
Good luck and good courage. :)
January 30, 2018
Amuse toi avec tes chiens et profite de chaque instant Bonne chance encore
January 31, 2018
Hi Mr. Tweddell, I hope you and your team do your best! Logan
February 01, 2018
Bonne chance pour la course. Je vais suivre ton évolution sur le site.
February 03, 2018