May 26, 2015

Musher Details

2013 Iditarod » Mushers » Nicolas Petit

Nicolas Petit

Bib Number: 16
Hometown: Girdwood, Alaska


Biography

Nicolas Petit, 35, grew up in Normandy and always loved animals. Nick got into mushing be adopting “Ugly”, a gorgeous Alaskan Mutt, put a harness on him and that’s how the adventure began. While living in Girdwood, Alaska, Nick developed his passion for sled dogs, while working for Dario Daniels, whose training techniques live on through Nick’s calm mushing demeanor. Nick has placed 28th, 29th and 6th in past Iditarods and 31st, 4th and 2nd in the Copper Basin. He won the 2014 Aurora 50/50. He says, “The future looks bright for his dog team. He is proud to finally run his own dogs. His team consists of eight yearlings that he raised and a few experienced dogs that have been with him a couple of years.

Awards

Most Improved Musher — Sponsored by Horizon Lines

2013 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/02 10:28:00 12
Willow 3/03 14:28:00 16
Yentna 3/03 18:28:00 16 3/03 18:34:00 16 0h 6m 4h 0m 10.50 42
Skwentna 3/03 22:39:00 16 3/04 02:28:00 16 3h 49m 4h 5m 7.35 30
Finger Lake 3/04 06:59:00 16 3/04 08:08:00 15 1h 9m 4h 31m 8.86 40
Rainy Pass 3/04 11:38:00 15 3/04 16:45:00 15 5h 7m 3h 30m 8.57 30
Rohn 3/04 20:54:00 15 3/04 21:28:00 15 0h 34m 4h 9m 8.43 35
Nikolai 3/05 10:24:00 15 3/05 17:09:00 15 6h 45m 12h 56m 5.80 75
McGrath 3/05 22:49:00 15 3/05 23:04:00 14 0h 15m 5h 40m 8.47 48
Takotna 3/06 01:20:00 14 3/06 01:34:00 14 0h 14m 2h 16m 7.94 18
Ophir 3/06 04:15:00 14 3/07 05:57:00 14 25h 42m 2h 41m 8.57 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/07 16:09:00 14 3/07 20:30:00 14 4h 21m 10h 12m 7.84 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/08 03:58:00 14 3/08 04:09:00 14 0h 11m 7h 28m 7.37 ✔ 55
Anvik 3/08 07:34:00 14 3/08 15:35:00 14 8h 1m 3h 25m 7.32 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/08 18:12:00 14 3/08 18:39:00 12 0h 27m 2h 37m 6.88 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/09 02:31:00 12 3/09 08:10:00 11 5h 39m 7h 52m 7.88 ✔ ✔ 62
Kaltag 3/09 20:50:00 11 3/10 04:00:00 11 6h 10m 12h 40m 4.74 ✔ ✔ 60
Unalakleet 3/10 17:58:00 11 3/11 02:28:00 11 8h 30m 13h 58m 6.09 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/11 08:00:00 11 3/11 10:21:00 10 2h 21m 5h 32m 7.23 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/11 16:11:00 10 3/11 20:33:00 10 4h 22m 5h 50m 8.57 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/12 02:45:00 10 3/12 02:52:00 10 0h 7m 6h 12m 7.74 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/12 09:21:00 10 3/12 17:21:00 10 8h 0m 6h 29m 7.10 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/12 23:43:00 10 3/12 23:44:00 10 0h 1m 6h 22m 8.64 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/13 02:39:13 10 2h 55m 7.54 ✔ ✔ 22