June 25, 2018

Musher Details

2007 Iditarod » Mushers » Doug Swingley

Doug Swingley

Bib Number: 28
Hometown: Lincoln, MT


Biography

Musher and dog breeder, Doug Swingley, 53, was born in Montana. He began mushing in 1989. His brother, Greg, sparked his interest in the Iditarod and he has been hooked ever since. He is a four-time Iditarod champion. He says he continues to run the Iditarod because “I love traveling with my dogs.” Doug is a member of the Montana Mountain Mushers, Mush with P.R.I.D.E. and the ITC. Doug is married to Melanie Shirilla, also a musher. Doug has two adult children, Heidi and Wes. He lists his hobbies as dogs, Melanie and airplanes.


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 10:59:00 12
Campbell Airstrip (BLM) 3/03 11:54:00 12 0h 55m 0.00
Willow 3/04 14:52:00 16 59
Yentna (YENT-na) 3/04 18:07:00 16 3/04 18:12:00 16 0h 5m 3h 15m 13.85 45
Skwentna 3/04 21:24:00 16 3/05 02:06:00 16 4h 42m 3h 12m 10.63 34
Finger Lake 3/05 06:53:00 16 3/05 06:58:00 15 0h 5m 4h 47m 9.41 45
Rainy Pass 3/05 10:15:00 15 3h 17m 9.14 Scratched 30