Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
10 years
How did you get started running dogs?

 By chance. I ws doing yard work for a woman in Michigan and she asked if I wanted to help with her kennel.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

The journey with the dogs. Seeing untouched places with the dogs. I love working together as a team to reach new places. 

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I entered the race in order to experience the trail and journey with the dogs. Our goals are to finish happy and healthy with a big team.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

 My wife and I come up with different themes. We have siblings from the "Lightning" litter; "Lonesome Dove" litter and "Country Singer" litter.

What music do you listen to on the trail?

I listen to upbeat or Christian music.

Share a quick story about one of your indispensable Handlers

 We have no handlers. Mushing is a family affair that I do along with my wife and four young boys.