November 12, 2018

Musher Details

2003 Iditarod » Mushers » Ben Stamm

Ben Stamm

Bib Number: 12
Hometown: Argyle, WI
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Biography

Ben Stamm, 60, was born in Wisconsin and has lived near Argyle since he was 11 years old. He’s been in construction 40 years and also has a boat rental/bait shop. After seeing Iditarod on television and Rick Swenson telling of raising puppies from the time they opened their eyes and then taking them to Nome, that became his main goal. Ben bought four trained dogs and three litters of puppies in the fall of 1999 and has been training and running dogs ever since. Ben is a member of the Wisconsin Trappers, Argyle Rod & Gun Club, Mush with P.R.I.D.E and the NRA. He enjoys hunting and trapping. Ben is married to Alice. They have a son, Scott, 40, daughter in law, Stacey and granddaughters, Spencer 5 and Sadie 1 1/2.


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 10:24:00 8
Campbel Airstrip (BLM) 3/01 11:41:00 8 1h 17m 0.00
Ruby 3/03 10:20:00 16 317
Galena 3/03 15:31:00 16 3/03 19:35:00 16 4h 4m 5h 11m 10.03 52
Nulato 3/04 12:25:00 16 3/04 18:25:00 14 6h 0m 16h 50m 3.09 52
Kaltag 1 3/05 13:22:00 14 3/05 18:30:00 12 5h 8m 18h 57m 2.22 42
Eagle Island 1 3/07 03:08:00 12 3/08 05:40:00 11 26h 32m 32h 38m 2.15 ✔ 70
Grayling 1 3/08 12:46:00 11 3/08 19:58:00 11 7h 12m 7h 6m 8.45 ✔ 60
Anvik 3/09 02:15:00 11 3/09 08:04:00 11 5h 49m 6h 17m 2.86 ✔ 18
Grayling 2 3/09 12:33:00 11 3/09 20:44:00 11 8h 11m 4h 29m 4.01 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 2 3/10 14:21:00 11 3/10 20:28:00 11 6h 7m 17h 37m 3.41 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 2 3/11 08:52:00 11 3/11 14:31:00 11 5h 39m 12h 24m 5.65 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/11 17:02:00 11 3/11 17:12:00 11 0h 10m 2h 31m 35.76 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/11 20:05:00 11 3/12 04:34:00 11 8h 29m 2h 53m 14.57 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/12 13:05:00 11 3/12 20:02:00 10 6h 57m 8h 31m 5.64 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/13 20:42:00 10 3/14 07:20:00 10 10h 38m 24h 40m 1.95 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/14 23:00:00 10 3/15 06:05:00 10 7h 5m 15h 40m 2.94 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/15 12:46:00 10 3/15 18:57:00 9 6h 11m 6h 41m 8.23 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 02:27:00 9 3/16 10:20:00 9 7h 53m 7h 30m 2.93 ✔ ✔ 22