32 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Rookie
Nationality:
American
Occupation(s):
Co-Worker
Kennel Name:
SunRa Kennel / Laughing Eyes Kennel
Kennel Name Origination:
SunRa is Cosmic Jazz. Running dogs is out of this world.
Kennel Bloodlines:
Janssen, Shank, Neff, Erhart, Baker
Breeds:
Alaskan Husky/Hound Mix
# of Dogs in Kennel:
50
Sponsors:
LeRoy Shank, Northern Alaska Tour Company, 40 Mile Air, Tammi, Isaac and Ari

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
2
How did you get started running dogs?

My Grandpa LeRoy started the Yukon Quest and I just wanted to be as cool as him.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
No
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To finish before my Grandpa passes away. To finish with happy pups.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

With a lot of thought

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

My husband Hugh, he's always ready to hook-up a team and rub my feet!

Tell us about your favourite experience with a volunteer on the trail
Becky Alexander, her encouraging words!
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 The Goose Bay 150, 8th Place; 2018 The Kobuk 440, 7th Place; 2018 The YQ300, 9th Place; 2018 The Solstice 50, 13th Place