67 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Veteran
Nationality:
Canadian
Current Residence:
Ten Mile, Yukon Territory
Occupation(s):
Musher
Kennel Name:
Tagish Lake Kennel
Kennel Name Origination:
We live and train 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?
36
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 being interested in mushing when I helped with the 1986 Yukon Quest.

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 don't listen to the music

Tell us about your favourite experience with a volunteer on the trail
So many great helpers it’s hard to pick one.
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
Race: Yukon Quest; Year: Various
Race: Iditarod; Year: Various
Many mid-distance races