September 21, 2018

Musher Details

2001 Iditarod » Mushers » Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson

Bib Number: 43
Hometown: Two Rivers, Alaska


Biography

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.


2001 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/03 11:32:00 10
Willow 3/04 12:24:00 16
Yentna Station 3/04 15:56:00 16 3/04 18:44:00 16 2h 48m 3h 32m 12.74 45
Skwentna 3/04 21:38:00 16 3/04 21:48:00 16 0h 10m 2h 54m 11.72 34
Finger Lake 3/05 07:51:00 16 3/05 07:55:00 16 0h 4m 10h 3m 4.48 45
Rainy Pass 3/05 11:18:00 16 3/05 16:56:00 16 5h 38m 3h 23m 8.87 30
Rohn 3/05 20:51:00 16 3/05 21:03:00 16 0h 12m 3h 55m 12.26 48
Nikolai 3/06 10:58:00 16 3/06 17:17:00 16 6h 19m 13h 55m 6.68 93
McGrath 3/06 22:50:00 16 3/06 22:55:00 15 0h 5m 5h 33m 8.65 48
Takotna 3/07 01:09:00 15 3/08 02:16:00 15 25h 7m 2h 14m 10.30 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/08 04:38:00 15 3/08 04:40:00 15 0h 2m 2h 22m 16.06 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/08 22:32:00 15 3/09 04:50:00 15 6h 18m 17h 52m 5.04 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/09 12:41:00 15 3/09 16:16:00 13 3h 35m 7h 51m 8.28 ✔ 65
Anvik 3/09 19:52:00 13 3/09 19:55:00 13 0h 3m 3h 36m -18.06 ✔ -65
Grayling 3/09 22:55:00 13 3/10 07:35:00 13 8h 40m 3h 0m 36.00 ✔ ✔ 108
Eagle Island 3/10 16:08:00 13 3/10 23:20:00 12 7h 12m 8h 33m 7.02 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/11 10:30:00 12 3/11 18:20:00 12 7h 50m 11h 10m 6.27 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/12 05:25:00 12 3/12 11:25:00 12 6h 0m 11h 5m 8.12 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/12 17:20:00 12 3/12 23:30:00 12 6h 10m 5h 55m 6.76 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/13 06:35:00 12 3/13 11:50:00 12 5h 15m 7h 5m 8.19 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/13 19:32:00 12 3/14 01:16:00 11 5h 44m 7h 42m 6.23 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/14 07:36:00 11 3/14 15:48:00 11 8h 12m 6h 20m 7.26 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/14 23:32:00 11 3/14 23:34:00 11 0h 2m 7h 44m 7.11 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/15 02:57:28 11 3h 23m 6.50 ✔ ✔ 22