December 10, 2018

Musher Details

2003 Iditarod » Mushers » Jessie Royer

Jessie Royer

Bib Number: 8
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.


2003 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/01 10:15:00 10
Campbel Airstrip (BLM) 3/01 11:14:00 10 0h 59m 0.00
Ruby 3/03 10:12:00 16 317
Galena 3/03 14:57:00 16 3/03 15:15:00 15 0h 18m 4h 45m 10.95 52
Nulato 3/04 05:11:00 15 3/04 13:10:00 13 7h 59m 13h 56m 3.73 52
Kaltag 1 3/04 19:40:00 13 3/05 04:30:00 11 8h 50m 6h 30m 6.46 42
Eagle Island 1 3/06 01:16:00 11 3/06 10:20:00 10 9h 4m 20h 46m 3.37 70
Grayling 1 3/06 16:50:00 10 3/07 19:08:00 9 26h 18m 6h 30m 9.23 ✔ 60
Anvik 3/08 00:20:00 9 3/08 05:56:00 9 5h 36m 5h 12m 3.46 ✔ 18
Grayling 2 3/08 09:26:00 9 3/08 09:56:00 9 0h 30m 3h 30m 5.14 ✔ 18
Eagle Island 2 3/08 22:49:00 9 3/09 06:55:00 9 8h 6m 12h 53m 4.66 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 2 3/09 12:44:00 9 3/09 17:30:00 8 4h 46m 5h 49m 12.03 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/09 19:45:00 8 3/09 19:50:00 8 0h 5m 2h 15m 40.00 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/09 22:40:00 8 3/10 06:34:00 8 7h 54m 2h 50m 14.82 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/10 12:45:00 8 3/10 19:00:00 8 6h 15m 6h 11m 7.76 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/11 07:42:00 8 3/11 08:20:00 8 0h 38m 12h 42m 3.78 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/12 01:20:00 8 3/12 06:33:00 8 5h 13m 17h 0m 2.71 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/12 11:43:00 8 3/12 18:25:00 8 6h 42m 5h 10m 10.65 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/13 00:57:00 8 3/13 06:29:00 8 5h 32m 6h 32m 3.37 ✔ ✔ 22