Sébastien Dos Santos Borges

44 year old Yukon Quest rookie

My Sponsors:
Rêves nomades, Laboratories ICP-TEXINFINE, Gens de la montagne, BELCANDO

Nationality: French
Current Residence: Chazey-Bons, France
Occupation(s): Adventurer Reporter
Kennel Name: Polar Team
Name Origination: In tribute to my dog disappeared...
Kennel Bloodlines: My Own, Dean Osmar, Michelle Phillips, John Baker, Maren Bradley, Marcelle Fressineau
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 25


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
23

Tell us about your dogs?
My little Youna comes from SPA (Protective Company of Animals) and she is reborn at every step in the snow. All my dogs are amazing, I'm the less best of the pack. My team is heterogeneous but when dogs run, they are one...

How did you get started running dogs?
Thanks to a Siberian husky, Kadluk. It is him who began to make me run!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
The link -- the exchange between dogs and I and the soft feeling of freedom...

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To try to finish what we started...

What music do you listen to on the trail?
I listen to my dogs...

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Inuit names according to their 'personality': Kadluk, Igloo, Apoutsiak, Atanarjuat, Amarok, Naoyak, Ulu, Savik...

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2016 Copper Basin - 19th 2016 Two Rivers 200 - 17th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2017 14 12d 15h 17m
2016 -- Scratched