September 23, 2017

Musher Details

2016 Iditarod » Mushers » Nicolas Petit

Nicolas Petit

Bib Number: 12
Hometown: Girdwood, Alaska
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Biography

Nicolas Petit, 36, grew up in Normandy and always loved animals. He moved to Alaska in 1992 because he “loved sow.” He adopted “Ugly”, a gorgeous Alaskan Mutt, put a harness on him and the adventure began. He traveled all over the state and began racing while working for Jim Lanier. “In 2011, Jim’s hip gave him trouble, so I took his wonderful white dogs to Nome.” He also lived in Girdwood, Alaska, and worked for Dario Daniels, whose training techniques live on through Nic’s calm mushing demeanor. During the last six years, he has run dogs from Raymie Redington and bred a female to his favorite Redington dogs and created a magnificent group of athletes that have proven that they have what it takes to win the Iditarod and any other race out there. He won the Fastest Time from Safety to Nome award last year and was third to finish the race. He says, “The future looks bright for my dog team.” Nic’s partner is Emily Maxwell, who will be a rookie in this year’s Iditarod. Nic lists his hobbies as “just dogs…”!

Sponsors

Kasilof Enterprises (Red Paw)
Jenny /Dale Evans
David Pike
Lisa
Christine
Terry
Scot
Connie One
Raymie/Barb Redington
Red /Sara Valentine
Christine
GIRDWOOD
Paris Bakery
Darwin's Theory
Remington Technologies

Eureka Lodge
Sleddog Systems
Girdwood Mushing Company
Java House
Janssen Funeral Homes
Glacier City Snowmobile Tours
Great Alaska Tourist Trap
Girdwood Mining Company
Coast Pizza
Chair 5
Jack Sprats
The Double Musky Restaurant
Off The Chain Web Design
Powder Hound
Girdwood Cub Scouts

Awards

Fastest Time Safety to Nome — Sponsored by Nome Kennel Club

2016 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 10:22:00 16 3/05 10:22:00 16 0h 0m
Willow 3/06 14:20:00 16
Yentna 3/06 18:19:00 16 3/06 18:19:00 16 0h 0m 3h 59m 10.54 42
Skwentna 3/06 21:56:00 16 3/06 22:18:00 16 0h 22m 3h 37m 8.29 30
Finger Lake 3/07 03:34:00 16 3/07 04:18:00 16 0h 44m 5h 16m 7.59 40
Rainy Pass 3/07 08:22:00 16 3/07 14:27:00 16 6h 5m 4h 4m 7.38 30
Rohn 3/07 18:35:00 16 3/07 22:47:00 16 4h 12m 4h 8m 8.47 35
Nikolai 3/08 08:41:00 16 3/08 14:44:00 15 6h 3m 9h 54m 7.58 75
McGrath 3/08 20:02:00 15 3/08 20:18:00 15 0h 16m 5h 18m 9.06 48
Takotna 3/08 22:35:00 15 3/08 22:42:00 15 0h 7m 2h 17m 7.88 18
Ophir 3/09 01:16:00 15 3/10 03:49:00 15 26h 33m 2h 34m 8.96 ✔ 23
Cripple 3/10 13:18:00 15 3/10 18:31:00 15 5h 13m 9h 29m 7.70 ✔ 73
Ruby 3/11 04:23:00 15 3/11 12:30:00 15 8h 7m 9h 52m 7.09 ✔ ✔ 70
Galena 3/11 18:01:00 15 3/11 21:45:00 15 3h 44m 5h 31m 9.06 ✔ ✔ 50
Nulato 3/12 04:45:00 15 3/12 09:02:00 15 4h 17m 7h 0m 5.29 ✔ ✔ 37
Kaltag 3/12 13:24:00 15 3/12 20:01:00 14 6h 37m 4h 22m 10.76 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/13 07:01:00 14 3/13 14:19:00 14 7h 18m 10h 0m 8.50 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/13 19:57:00 14 3/13 22:55:00 14 2h 58m 5h 38m 7.10 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 05:13:00 14 3/14 08:37:00 14 3h 24m 6h 18m 7.94 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/14 14:11:00 14 3/14 15:51:00 14 1h 40m 5h 34m 8.62 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/14 21:40:00 14 3/15 06:01:00 14 8h 21m 5h 49m 7.91 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/15 12:02:00 14 3/15 12:05:00 14 0h 3m 6h 1m 9.14 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/15 14:30:10 14 2h 25m 9.10 ✔ ✔ 22