Tell us about your dogs, particularly some stories or facts about dogs running the 2022 race with you
Some of these dogs are from the first litter of puppies that I ever helped deliver, the coffee litter, who are now four years old!
How did you get started running dogs?
I reached out to Aliy my senior year of college asking what she would recommend to someone who wanted to get into dog mushing. She invited me to come up and spend a month with them. I was hooked!
What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Spending one-on-one time with the 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 entered to work towards the Iditarod and YQ1,000 and I'll be happy just getting to the finish line with happy and healthy dogs!
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
My first dog, Kenobi became mine on May 4th, Star Wars Day.
What music do you listen to on the trail?
Anything with a good beat or fun lyrics, a lot of Broadway musicals!