April 22, 2017

Musher Details

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Nicolas Vanier

Bib Number: 26
Hometown: Paris, FRANCE


Biography

Nicolas Vanier, 54, was born and raised in France. He is a film director, an author and a musher. He started traveling in the “far North” at the age of 18 and spent most of the last 35 years traveling through Canada, Alaska, Norway and Siberia. He went from Skagway, Alaska to Quebec with a dog team and has spent four years in Siberia where he’s done about 20,000 miles in dog team expeditions. He is a film maker and produced “The Last Trapper” and “Wolf” and has written about 50 books, including photo books and fiction. He has his own dog team and two years ago he went through Mongolia, China and Siberia and did the Yukon Quest, finishing in 9th position. “I loved this experience.”

Sponsors

Derichebourg
Royal Canin
Grand Nord Grand Large


2017 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Fairbanks 3/06 11:48:00 16
Nenana 3/06 17:18:00 16 3/06 21:57:00 16 4h 39m 5h 30m 10.91 60
Manley 3/07 12:00:00 16 3/07 17:37:00 16 5h 37m 14h 3m 6.41 90
Tanana 3/08 07:15:00 16 3/08 13:31:00 15 6h 16m 13h 38m 4.84 66
Ruby 3/09 11:07:00 15 3/09 19:07:00 15 8h 0m 21h 36m 5.51 ✔ 119
Galena 3/10 00:50:00 15 3/10 04:58:00 15 4h 8m 5h 43m 8.75 ✔ 50
Huslia 3/10 17:56:00 15 3/11 19:30:00 15 25h 34m 12h 58m 6.32 ✔ ✔ 82
Koyukuk 3/12 12:10:00 15 3/12 16:12:00 15 4h 2m 15h 40m 5.49 ✔ ✔ 86
Nulato 3/12 18:22:00 15 3/12 20:02:00 15 1h 40m 2h 10m 10.15 ✔ ✔ 22
Kaltag 3/13 00:12:00 15 3/13 07:25:00 15 7h 13m 4h 10m 11.28 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/13 19:11:00 15 3/14 02:16:00 15 7h 5m 11h 46m 7.22 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/14 07:36:00 15 3/14 12:12:00 15 4h 36m 5h 20m 7.50 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 17:30:00 15 3/15 00:12:00 15 6h 42m 5h 18m 9.43 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/15 05:43:00 15 3/15 09:33:00 15 3h 50m 5h 31m 8.70 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/15 15:57:00 15 3/16 00:20:00 14 8h 23m 6h 24m 7.19 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 06:48:00 14 3/16 06:49:00 14 0h 1m 6h 28m 8.51 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 09:40:07 14 2h 51m 7.72 ✔ ✔ 22