September 24, 2018

Musher Details

2003 Iditarod » Mushers » Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson

Bib Number: 47
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.


2003 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/01 11:41:00 8
Campbel Airstrip (BLM) 3/01 12:40:00 8 0h 59m 0.00
Ruby 3/03 11:30:00 16 317
Galena 3/03 16:00:00 16 3/03 16:00:00 16 0h 0m 4h 30m 11.56 52
Nulato 3/04 03:25:00 16 3/04 09:30:00 16 6h 5m 11h 25m 4.55 52
Kaltag 1 3/04 16:40:00 16 3/04 23:50:00 16 7h 10m 7h 10m 5.86 42
Eagle Island 1 3/05 19:38:00 16 3/06 02:00:00 16 6h 22m 19h 48m 3.54 70
Grayling 1 3/06 07:46:00 16 3/06 07:54:00 16 0h 8m 5h 46m 10.40 60
Anvik 3/06 19:18:00 16 3/06 19:18:00 16 0h 0m 11h 24m 1.58 18
Grayling 2 3/06 23:04:00 16 3/07 07:11:00 16 8h 7m 3h 46m 4.78 ✔ 18
Eagle Island 2 3/07 20:24:00 16 3/08 21:04:00 14 24h 40m 13h 13m 4.54 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 2 3/09 03:00:00 14 3/09 07:21:00 14 4h 21m 5h 56m 11.80 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/09 09:27:00 14 3/09 09:28:00 14 0h 1m 2h 6m 42.86 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/09 11:55:00 14 3/09 18:08:00 14 6h 13m 2h 27m 17.14 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/10 01:04:00 14 3/10 07:23:00 14 6h 19m 6h 56m 6.92 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/10 15:25:00 14 3/10 23:25:00 13 8h 0m 8h 2m 5.98 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/11 09:25:00 13 3/11 15:39:00 11 6h 14m 10h 0m 4.60 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/11 21:32:00 11 3/12 04:00:00 10 6h 28m 5h 53m 9.35 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/12 09:56:00 10 3/12 15:44:00 10 5h 48m 5h 56m 3.71 ✔ ✔ 22