September 22, 2018

Musher Details

2007 Iditarod » Mushers » John Baker

John Baker

Bib Number: 48
Hometown: Kotzebue, Alaska
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Biography

John Baker, 55, was born and raised in Kotzebue, Alaska. He began mushing in 1995 and was interested in the Iditarod after watching the race in its early years. He ran his first Iditarod in 1996 and has been in every race since. He has 13 top ten Iditarod finishes, and became the first Iditarod champion from Northwest Alaska when he won the 2011 Iditarod, and the first Inupiat champion as well. Baker is a self-employed business owner and enjoys the rural Alaska life. He has a son, Alex, 29, a veteran of the Jr. Iditarod and daughter’s Tahayla, 16 and Amelia, 14. A commercial pilot, he says that his hobby is flying

Sponsors

Petro Star, Inc.
ASRC Energy Services
ASRC Construction Holding Company
Arctic Slop Regional Corporation

Teck Cominco
Northern Air Cargo
UIC Construction LLC


2007 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 11:43:00 12
Campbell Airstrip (BLM) 3/03 12:51:00 12 1h 8m 0.00
Willow 3/04 15:32:00 16 59
Yentna (YENT-na) 3/04 19:08:00 16 3/04 19:12:00 16 0h 4m 3h 36m 12.50 45
Skwentna 3/04 22:05:00 16 3/04 22:10:00 16 0h 5m 2h 53m 11.79 34
Finger Lake 3/05 06:54:00 16 3/05 07:02:00 16 0h 8m 8h 44m 5.15 45
Rainy Pass 3/05 14:28:00 16 3/05 14:35:00 16 0h 7m 7h 26m 4.04 30
Rohn (Rone) 3/05 20:09:00 16 3/06 02:21:00 16 6h 12m 5h 34m 8.62 48
Nikolai (NIK-o-lye) 3/06 12:51:00 16 3/06 17:37:00 16 4h 46m 10h 30m 7.62 80
McGrath 3/06 23:36:00 16 3/08 00:46:00 16 25h 10m 5h 59m 8.02 ✔ 48
Takotna (Ta-COT-na) 3/08 03:08:00 16 3/08 03:18:00 15 0h 10m 2h 22m 7.61 ✔ 18
Ophir (OH-fur) 3/08 05:44:00 15 3/08 10:50:00 12 5h 6m 2h 26m 10.27 ✔ 25
Iditarod (I-DIT-a-rod) 3/09 03:27:00 12 3/09 09:10:00 12 5h 43m 16h 37m 5.42 ✔ 90
Shageluk (SHAG-a-luck) 3/09 16:57:00 12 3/10 00:57:00 10 8h 0m 7h 47m 8.35 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/10 04:13:00 10 3/10 04:18:00 10 0h 5m 3h 16m 7.65 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/10 06:47:00 10 3/10 12:30:00 10 5h 43m 2h 29m 7.25 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/10 20:48:00 10 3/11 01:50:00 10 5h 2m 8h 18m 7.23 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag (KAL-tag) 3/11 10:55:00 10 3/11 16:45:00 10 5h 50m 8h 5m 8.66 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet (YOU-na-la-kleet) 3/12 03:17:00 10 3/12 08:52:00 9 5h 35m 10h 32m 8.54 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik (Shak-TOO-lick) 3/12 14:37:00 9 3/12 16:48:00 9 2h 11m 5h 45m 7.30 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk (Coy-uk) 3/12 23:00:00 9 3/13 02:32:00 9 3h 32m 6h 12m 7.74 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim (EE-lum) 3/13 08:53:00 9 3/13 08:59:00 9 0h 6m 6h 21m 7.56 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/13 15:57:00 9 3/13 23:57:00 9 8h 0m 6h 58m 6.60 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/14 06:50:00 9 3/14 06:52:00 9 0h 2m 6h 53m 7.99 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/14 09:36:22 9 2h 44m 8.05 ✔ ✔ 22