Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
15 years
Tell us about your dogs, particularly some stories or facts about dogs running the 2020 race with you

Most of my team are from a few litters. Pluto and Ocean are my superstar leaders.

How did you get started running dogs?

Skijoring with my Malamute mix, Orcus.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

My dogs and the people

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
Adventure and learning experience. My goal is to finish with a happy-looking team.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

 It’s a grueling process to come up with names that I like, it’s usually a theme.

What music do you listen to on the trail?

EDM, heavy metal

Tell us about your favourite experience with a volunteer on the trail
At The Pas in Manitoba, they hand out beers at all the road crossings on the last day of the race!
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 Tustumena 200 – 1st (2017 and 2018 – 3rd); 2018 Knik 200 – 3rd (2017 – 15th); 2018 Fur Rondy – 14th; 2017 Alaska Excursions 120 – 1st