53 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Veteran
Nationality:
Canadian
Current Residence:
Ten Mile, Yukon Territory
Occupation(s):
Canadian
Kennel Name:
Tagish Lake Kennel
Kennel Name Origination:
We live near Tagish Lake.
Kennel Bloodlines:
Our own
Breeds:
Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel:
50
Sponsors:
Raising good, Alaska RV Discovery Tours, Friends, family and dog sponsors.

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
23
Tell us about your dogs, particularly some stories or facts about dogs running the 2022 race with you

Many of our dogs are family members. We love bread and raised most of our dogs and we are a tight, close group!

How did you get started running dogs?

I started running dogs when I met Ed.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

The dogs and the solitude.

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To enjoy the YQ trail!
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

Different themes, their personalities.

What music do you listen to on the trail?

I like a variety of music.

Share a quick story about one of your indispensable Handlers

So many great helpers it’s hard to pick one.

Tell us about your favourite experience with a volunteer on the trail
Again we have run this race for many years and appreciate all the volunteers and supports.
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
Year: 2019; Race: Yukon Quest 1000; Position: 4th
Year: 2018; Race: Iditarod; Position: 18th
Year: 2017; Race: Iditarod; Position: 13th
Year: 2017; Race: Yukon Quest 300; Position: 1st
Year: 2015; Race: Yukon Quest 300; Position: 1st