36 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Veteran
Nationality:
American
Occupation(s):
Guide
Kennel Name:
Tukaway Sled Dog Kennel
Kennel Name Origination:
Named after my first Husky named Tuk. She took me down all the wrong paths we could take, but ended up right where we wanted to be!
Kennel Bloodlines:
Currier/Hendricks
Breeds:
Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel:
25
Sponsors:
Connie & Terry Eddy, Paws for Adventure, Mountain Ridge Sled Dog Equipment, Boundary Fur Sewing

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
14
How did you get started running dogs?

Guiding sled dog trips where I grew up in New Hampshire.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Two Rivers Dog Mushing Association
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I couldn't think of a better way to celebrate Groundhog day! Our goal is to improve from last year and finish with happy, wagging tails!
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

Theme litters. The core of my team are named after Jeeps.

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

My dog Tuk has been by my side for 15 years, I wouldn't be where I am without her!

Tell us about your favourite experience with a volunteer on the trail
It is hard to think of one favourite experience, but what makes this race so amazing is travelling down the trail and sharing the experience with all of the amazing people that make it happen!
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 Yukon Quest - 25th, 2018 - Yukon Quest 300 - 4th, 2018 - Two Rivers 200 - 8th