37 year old Yukon Quest rookie
Trail Braker Kennel; Vicki Ford and Rylee, Nonstop, Big Dan's Trucking, Bounary Fur Sewing, Becker Sweing and Design, Odyssey Diagnostics, Kathi and Eddy Osuzik
Current Residence: Alaska
Occupation(s): Tour Guide / Kennel Manager
Kennel Name: Trail Breaker Kennel
Kennel Bloodlines: Butcher-Monson, Hendricks, Pace-Knight
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel:
Musher Question & Answer
How many years have you been running dogs?
Tell us about your dogs?
Most of the dogs on my team will be from Trail Breaker Kennel. However a few of my own pack will be training up and hopefully be making the team as well.
How did you get started running dogs?
I got my start as a tour guide up at Chena Hot Springs Resort.
What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Getting to take them on all of these new adventures
Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I entered the Yukon Quest 1000 mile race for the personal challenge, and for my dogs to get to experience another 1000 miles. My number 1 goal is to finish with happy, healthy dogs, wagging tails, and smiling faces
What music do you listen to on the trail?
Good Music! Everything from bluegrass to Techno, Jazz to Heavy Metal
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
We pick themes, such as the outlaw litter (Cassidy, Sundance, Geronimo, Bonnie,Clyde, HooDoo, and Billy), the shameless littler (Ian, Fiona, Carl, Kev, Lip, and Mickey), the Olympic athletes (Phelps, Felix, Bolt, Ledecky, Simone, Mo Farah)
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2018 YQ300 - 6th, 2018 Two Rivers 200 - 10th, 2015 Iditarod - 46th, 2015 Copper Basin 300 - 20th, 2014 YQ300 - 8th