December 19, 2018

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2001 Iditarod » Mushers » Jessie Royer

Jessie Royer

Bib Number: 12
Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska
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Biography

Jessie Royer, 42, was born in Idaho. She grew up on a cattle ranch in Montana where she lived for 21 years. She worked on ranches as a horse wrangler and horse teamster. She says she got her first sled dogs when she was 15. She started learning about dogs from Doug Swingley whom she worked with for a couple of years. She had dogs in Montana seven years before moving to Alaska in the spring on 1998. She won Montana’s Race to the Sky when she was only 17, and she was the winner of the invitational La Grande Odyssée in France in 2005. She says her hobbies are horses, hunting and mounted shooting.

Awards

Fastest Time from Safety to Nome
Rookie of the Year

2001 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/03 10:24:00 10
Willow 3/04 11:22:00 16
Yentna Station 3/04 17:44:00 16 3/04 17:48:00 16 0h 4m 6h 22m 7.07 45
Skwentna 3/04 20:34:00 16 3/04 20:45:00 16 0h 11m 2h 46m 12.29 34
Finger Lake 3/05 07:43:00 16 3/05 07:54:00 15 0h 11m 10h 58m 4.10 45
Rainy Pass 3/05 11:31:00 15 3/05 17:30:00 15 5h 59m 3h 37m 8.29 30
Rohn 3/05 21:55:00 15 3/06 05:12:00 15 7h 17m 4h 25m 10.87 48
Nikolai 3/06 20:45:00 15 3/07 03:56:00 14 7h 11m 15h 33m 5.98 93
McGrath 3/07 08:57:00 14 3/08 10:56:00 13 25h 59m 5h 1m 9.57 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/08 12:55:00 13 3/08 13:29:00 0h 34m 1h 59m 11.60 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/08 16:08:00 3/08 19:57:00 12 3h 49m 2h 39m 14.34 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/09 12:31:00 12 3/09 19:20:00 12 6h 49m 16h 34m 5.43 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/10 04:00:00 12 3/10 12:00:00 12 8h 0m 8h 40m 7.50 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/10 15:29:00 12 3/10 15:33:00 12 0h 4m 3h 29m -18.66 ✔ ✔ -65
Grayling 3/10 18:30:00 12 3/11 02:55:00 12 8h 25m 2h 57m 36.61 ✔ ✔ 108
Eagle Island 3/11 12:29:00 12 3/11 23:39:00 11 11h 10m 9h 34m 6.27 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/12 12:15:00 11 3/12 19:00:00 10 6h 45m 12h 36m 5.56 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/13 11:50:00 10 3/13 16:53:00 10 5h 3m 16h 50m 5.35 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/13 22:20:00 10 3/14 08:09:00 10 9h 49m 5h 27m 7.34 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 15:45:00 10 3/14 22:18:00 10 6h 33m 7h 36m 7.63 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/15 05:18:00 10 3/15 08:54:00 9 3h 36m 7h 0m 6.86 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/15 15:31:00 9 3/15 23:31:00 8 8h 0m 6h 37m 6.95 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 07:19:00 8 3/16 07:22:00 8 0h 3m 7h 48m 7.05 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 10:04:40 8 2h 42m 8.15 ✔ ✔ 22