Ryan RedingtonHometown: Wasilla, Alaska
Ryan Redington, 35, was born and raised in the Knik area outside Wasilla. He says he began mushing when he could walk. “I was born to race Iditarod,” said Ryan. He last finished the Iditarod in 2009 and has done “every style of racing, from Fur Rondy, stage racing to the Iditarod.” He and his two brothers, Robert and Ray are the sons of Iditarod veteran, Raymie Redington and grandsons of Joe Redington, Sr. and all three are racing the Iditarod this year. Ryan is married to Erin and they have two children, Eve and T.J. Ryan also has a daughter, Raynee who lives in North Carolina. Ryan says he enjoys fishing, trapping and hunting.