Torsten Kohnert

45 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Royal Canin Sweden, Snotroll Sleddog Adventures and Equipment, Peggy K AB, TPK - Service HB

Nationality: Swedish
Current Residence: Sweden
Occupation(s): Musher, Guide, Carpenter
Kennel Name: Snotroll Huskies
Name Origination: It just came up.
Kennel Bloodlines: Jeff King, Lance Mackey, Roger Dahl
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 45

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?

Tell us about your dogs?
Jill, Rufus, Frost, Sotnoswho did all major races with me. These dogs are the backbone of my team, there will be some newcomers too. Since Jill gave us 25 puppies in 2 litters, some of her offspring will join us this year.

How did you get started running dogs?
Everything started with one Siberian Husky, Nikko.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Experiencing the great nature of the north together with your best friends. Traveling the old traditional way in our modern world.

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Alvarnas DHK

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
It's still the best race I know, where the north is still alive with amazing hospitality along the trail.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
A lot of different stuff.

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
That's the kids job.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2016 - Yukon Quest- 6th; 2016 - Copper Basin - 11th; 2015 - Yukon Quest - 8th; 2014 - Yukon Quest - 6th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2016 6 10d 0h 41m
2015 8 11d 5h 3m
2014 6 11d 6h 1m

Messages to Mushers

Dear Torsten I give you best wishes on the yukon quest with your dogs and good luck hoping you win! GOOD LUCK! from Justice!!
February 07, 2017
Heia Heia ☺ du følger drømmen, stå på. Sku gjerne ha kjørt dette løpet ein gang.
February 08, 2017