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?
24

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