49 year old Yukon Quest veteran
40 Mile Air, Golden Bear Hotel, GBA Carona, Scott Janssen
Current Residence: Tok, Alaska
Occupation(s): Musher, Native Wannabee
Kennel Name: Laughing Eyes Kennel
Name Origination: Robert Service Poem
Kennel Bloodlines: Erhart, Baker, Gatt, Cadzow
Breeds: Husky mix
# of Dogs in Kennel: 45
Musher Question & Answer
How many years have you been running dogs?
Tell us about your dogs?
George - 11 thousand milers, Amigo - 12 thousand, Rosie/Mojito/Havana/Cohiba have all done 8 or so. Love them older pooches!
How did you get started running dogs?
Worked as a handler for the Erhart family and Bill Mitchell.
What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Freedom of the trail, friends along the way, heavenly views.
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
We love the Quest, life is all about the journey, learning to be better while having fun!
What music do you listen to on the trail?
The dogs howling.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
I choose names that have positive energy and give respect to these amazing canines.
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2016 - Yukon Quest - 1st; 2016 - K300 - 6th; 2012 - Yukon Quest - 1st
Past Yukon Quest Race Results
|2016||1||9d 1h 28m|
|2015||5||10d 15h 56m|
|2014||2||8d 23h 7m|
|2013||2||8d 20h 55m|
|2012||1||9d 16h 5m|
|2010||3||9d 3h 12m|
|2009||2||9d 23h 24m|
|2008||7||11d 21h 24m|
|2007||9||11d 9h 26m|
|2005||3||11d 1h 50m|
|2003||8||11d 23h 30m|
|2002||11||12d 3h 13m|
|2000||13||12d 0h 57m|