September 21, 2018

Musher Details

2005 Iditarod » Mushers » Sebastian Schnuelle

Sebastian Schnuelle

Bib Number: 68
Hometown: Whitehorse, YT, CANADA
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Biography

Sebastian Schnuelle, 46, was born in Wuppertal, Germany, where “a long time ago” he earned a degree in Environmental Engineering. He now lists his occupation as “musher and business owner.” Sebastian began mushing in Germany in 1995 and moved to Canada in 1996 in search of “adventure…and a job!” While living in the Yukon, he operated Blue Kennels, his sled dog tour business, and ran the Iditarod and Yukon Quest a number of times. He was the Yukon Quest champion in 2009. He moved to Alaska in 2010 because of racing and business. Sebastian says, “After following the race on a snow machine for five years, I realized the Insider Crew gets as little sleep as the mushers. So I might as well trade the iron dog for a dog team one more time. My team is at a nice age, so I might as well enjoy the Iditarod Trail to Nome with them. Their nick name is ‘the Skunks’ named after their mother, Skunk, who now enjoys retirement on a couch. With wanting to take a bit of time for sailing and visiting family in Europe, I will not have the time to dedicate a whole winter for training. I am not running to be competitive, rather to enjoy the journey, meet friends in the villages, and spend two weeks of quality time with my dogs.” Sebastian lists his hobbies as sailing, photography and old cars.

Sponsors

Super A Foods, YT
Tamarak Welding, YT
Aurora Booties, YT
Trevor Braun, YT
Family & friends


2005 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/05 10:00:00 12 3/05 12:27:00 12 2h 27m
Campbell Airstrip 3/05 13:35:00 12 1h 8m 0.00
Willow 3/06 14:00:00 16 3/06 16:12:00 16 2h 12m 59
Yentna 3/06 20:20:00 16 3/06 20:30:00 16 0h 10m 4h 8m 10.89 45
Skwentna 3/07 03:57:00 16 3/07 04:40:00 16 0h 43m 7h 27m 4.56 34
Finger Lake 3/07 14:08:00 16 3/07 18:01:00 14 3h 53m 9h 28m 4.75 45
Rainy Pass 3/07 22:00:00 14 3/08 05:14:00 14 7h 14m 3h 59m 7.53 30
Rohn 3/08 10:28:00 14 3/08 17:13:00 14 6h 45m 5h 14m 9.17 48
Nikolai 3/09 08:24:00 3/09 14:22:00 5h 58m 15h 11m 6.13 93
McGrath 3/09 20:31:00 14 3/09 20:44:00 14 0h 13m 6h 9m 7.80 48
Takotna 3/09 23:00:00 14 3/10 23:37:00 14 24h 37m 2h 16m 10.15 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/11 02:15:00 14 3/11 02:19:00 14 0h 4m 2h 38m 14.43 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/11 22:17:00 14 3/12 05:51:00 14 7h 34m 19h 58m 4.51 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/12 18:07:00 14 3/12 18:21:00 14 0h 14m 12h 16m 5.30 ✔ 65
Anvik 3/12 21:52:00 14 3/12 22:02:00 14 0h 10m 3h 31m 7.11 ✔ 25
Grayling 3/13 00:40:00 14 3/13 08:55:00 14 8h 15m 2h 38m 6.84 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/13 17:10:00 14 3/14 03:00:00 14 9h 50m 8h 15m 7.27 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/14 10:37:00 14 3/14 17:01:00 14 6h 24m 7h 37m 9.19 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/15 03:54:00 14 3/15 12:25:00 14 8h 31m 10h 53m 8.27 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/15 17:57:00 14 3/16 03:22:00 14 9h 25m 5h 32m 7.23 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/16 09:00:00 14 3/16 16:38:00 14 7h 38m 5h 38m 10.30 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/16 22:04:00 14 3/17 07:35:00 14 9h 31m 5h 26m 8.83 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/17 12:56:00 14 3/17 20:56:00 12 8h 0m 5h 21m 8.60 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/18 03:29:00 12 3/18 03:39:00 12 0h 10m 6h 33m 8.40 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/18 06:27:45 12 2h 48m 7.86 ✔ ✔ 22