27 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Veteran
Nationality:
Norwegian
Occupation(s):
Dog Musher
Kennel Name:
Racing Beringia
Kennel Name Origination:
As part of Team Racing Beringia we are racing for the online education program, Racing Beringia, fueling learning in classrooms across the US and around the world
Kennel Bloodlines:
Leifseth Ulsom + Arnesen from Reitan, King, Sorlie, Johannesen, Telpin, Berkowitz
Breeds:
Alaskan Husky and Chukchi dogs
# of Dogs in Kennel:
24
Sponsors:
Nova Sea, Momek Group, Lovund, OT Sleds, Non-Stop Dogwear, Arctic Chiropractic, Handler Import, Chukotka Discovery, Canelana, Connectria, AMFI, Evry, SBHP, J & P Duncan, Leifseth Ulsom, Klattermusen, Rana Trekk- og Brukshundklubb, Helgeland Sparebank

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
7
How did you get started running dogs?

On a small kid sled borrowing two dogs from my neighbor to go dog sledding

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Rana Trekk- og brukshundklubb
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
We race to explore the ancient land of Beringia – and this is great race.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

Something positive that fits with the personality of the dog.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2014 - Nadezhda Hope (Russia) - 1st, 2014 - Iditarod - 4th, 2013 - Iditarod - 7th & Rookie of the Year, 2012 - Nadezhda Hope - 1st, 2012 - Chukotka Championship - 1st