June 18, 2018

Musher Details

2011 Iditarod » Mushers » Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson

Bib Number: 49
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.

Awards

Musher's Choice — Sponsored by ExxonMobil

2011 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 11:43:00 12
Willow 3/06 15:34:00 16
Yentna Station 3/06 19:14:00 16 3/06 19:20:00 16 0h 6m 3h 40m 12.27 45
Skwentna 3/07 01:45:00 16 3/07 01:58:00 16 0h 13m 6h 25m 5.30 34
Finger Lake 3/07 06:50:00 16 3/07 10:16:00 16 3h 26m 4h 52m 9.25 45
Rainy Pass 3/07 14:07:00 16 3/07 17:25:00 14 3h 18m 3h 51m 7.79 30
Rohn 3/07 21:19:00 14 3/08 03:55:00 14 6h 36m 3h 54m 12.31 48
Nikolai 3/08 12:54:00 14 3/08 17:57:00 13 5h 3m 8h 59m 8.35 75
McGrath 3/08 23:49:00 13 3/08 23:51:00 13 0h 2m 5h 52m 9.20 54
Takotna 3/09 02:13:00 13 3/10 02:43:00 13 24h 30m 2h 22m 7.61 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/10 05:00:00 13 3/10 05:23:00 12 0h 23m 2h 17m 10.95 ✔ 25
Iditarod 3/10 15:36:00 12 3/10 23:46:00 12 8h 10m 10h 13m 8.81 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/11 07:42:00 12 3/11 07:44:00 12 0h 2m 7h 56m 8.19 ✔ 65
Anvik 3/11 11:15:00 12 3/11 19:15:00 12 8h 0m 3h 31m 7.11 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/11 21:53:00 12 3/11 21:56:00 12 0h 3m 2h 38m 6.84 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/12 05:55:00 12 3/12 14:57:00 11 9h 2m 7h 59m 7.52 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/13 01:37:00 11 3/13 10:24:00 11 7h 47m 10h 40m 6.56 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/13 21:30:00 11 3/14 03:48:00 11 6h 18m 11h 6m 8.11 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/14 10:00:00 11 3/14 19:11:00 11 9h 11m 6h 12m 6.77 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/15 01:51:00 11 3/15 07:54:00 10 6h 3m 6h 40m 7.20 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/15 13:48:00 10 3/15 18:03:00 10 4h 15m 5h 54m 8.14 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/16 01:08:00 10 3/16 09:20:00 10 8h 12m 7h 5m 6.49 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 16:34:00 10 3/16 16:37:00 10 0h 3m 7h 14m 7.60 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 19:52:34 10 3h 15m 6.77 ✔ ✔ 22