42 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Veteran
Nationality:
Canadian
Occupation(s):
Welder, Farmer
Kennel Name:
Echoes Kennel
Kennel Name Origination:
The Pink Floyd song and the name of one of my first dogs
Kennel Bloodlines:
Alaskan Huskies
Breeds:
Ledwidge, Britten and old bloodlines from Quebec
# of Dogs in Kennel:
50
Sponsors:
My wife and my daughters

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
24
How did you get started running dogs?

Reading about arctic expeditions.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Dog Powered Sports Association of Yukon
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
This is the last year I can run the Yukon Quest before my daughters are old enough to steal my dogs and run it themselves! My goal is to finish with a strong team.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

Family brainstorming.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
Share a quick story about one of your indispensable Handlers

She is actually filling in the registration form right now!

Tell us about your favourite experience with a volunteer on the trail
All of the volunteers are awesome! But on my 2016 Yukon Quest, at the Clinton Creek hospitality stop, one of the volunteers took a picture of me and sent it to my worried team in Dawson City to let them know that I was alright.
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2016 - Yukon Quest - 12th; 2009 - Yukon Quest - 14th