Brian Wilmshurst

35 year old Yukon Quest veteran

Nationality: Canadian
Current Residence: Dawson City, YT
Occupation(s):
Kennel Name: B-line Racing Kennels
Name Origination: Nickname is "B."
Kennel Bloodlines: Dawson dogs
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 35


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
8

How did you get started running dogs?
Watched the start of the Quest in 2007.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Being out in the wilderness with my best buds.

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To have fun.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
Neil Young

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Some are named after Dawson's finest establishments. There are also lots of other themes.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2015 - Iditarod - 52nd, 2015 - Yukon Quest - 12th, 2014 - Yukon Quest - 10th (Sportsmanship Award), 2013 - Yukon Quest - 17th, 2012 - Yukon Quest -16th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2015 12 11d 15h 9m
2014 10 13d 2h 21m
2013 17 11d 13h 41m
2012 16 12d 11h 24m

Messages to Mushers

Dear Brian Wilmshurst, My name is Isaiah. I wish you good luck on the race and I picked you as my musher for a project that my class is doing. How many years have you had your oldest dog and how long have you been working with dogs? Good Luck! :)
February 02, 2017