March 20, 2018

Musher Details

1989 Iditarod » Mushers » Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson

Hometown: Two Rivers, Alaska

There are no records for this musher during the 1989 race.


Rick Swenson, 61, was born in Minnesota. He moved to Alaska in 1973 to mush dogs. He is the only five-time winner of the Iditarod. He belongs to Mush with P.R.I.D.E., the Iditarod where he serves on the Board of Directors, and the Alaska Miners. Rick is the father of three, Kristen, Andy and Kevin.


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