December 10, 2018

Musher Details

2004 Iditarod » Mushers » Cliff Wang

Cliff Wang

Bib Number: 23
Hometown: Lincoln, MT


Biography

Cliff Wang, 49, was born and raised in New York City and attended the Kansas City Art Institute and the New York Institute of Technology where he studied Fine Arts. He moved to Minnesota 19 years ago to instruct at the Outward Bound School’s winter program. He moved to Montana in 2003. Cliff began mushing in 1987. He was a checkpoint volunteer in 1989 and watching the competitors helped to create his interest in the Iditarod. The 2001 and 2003 champion of the Beargrease Marathon, Wang ran his first Iditarod in 2004. He is married to Helen, a jewelry designer and they have four children: Hunter, 11, Tanner, 9, Hope, 5 and Wiley, 3. Wang is a multi media artist. He enjoys fine arts, script writing and raising his kids. He is a member of Mush with P.R.I.D.E. and the Writers Guild of America.


2004 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/06 10:48:00 12
BLM 3/14 11:01:00 12 3/14 19:26:00 12 8h 25m 192h 13m 0.00 ✔ ✔
Willow 3/15 01:15:00 12 3/15 17:09:00 12 15h 54m 5h 49m 5.33 ✔ ✔ 31
Yentna 3/15 22:02:00 12 3/16 06:40:00 12 8h 38m 4h 53m 3.48 ✔ ✔ 17
Skwentna 3/16 10:25:00 12 3/16 18:19:00 11 7h 54m 3h 45m 9.07 ✔ ✔ 34
Finger Lake 3/17 12:04:00 11 3/17 19:56:00 10 7h 52m 17h 45m 2.54 ✔ ✔ 45
Rainy Pass 3/18 01:10:00 10 3/18 09:59:00 10 8h 49m 5h 14m 5.73 ✔ ✔ 30
Rohn 3/18 16:06:00 10 3/19 05:05:00 10 12h 59m 6h 7m 7.85 ✔ ✔ 48
Nikolai 3/19 10:12:00 10 3/19 16:56:00 9 6h 44m 5h 7m 18.18 ✔ ✔ 93
McGrath 3/19 22:10:00 9 3/20 07:41:00 9 9h 31m 5h 14m 9.17 ✔ ✔ 48
Takotna 3/20 13:28:00 9 3/20 13:29:00 9 0h 1m 5h 47m 3.98 ✔ ✔ 23
Ophir 3/13 11:31:00 3/13 18:05:00 12 6h 34m -170h -58m -0.22 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/12 09:40:00 3/12 17:15:00 13 7h 35m -33h -25m -1.80 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/06 11:50:00 -150h -25m -0.74 112
Galena 3/07 10:42:00 16 52
Nulato 3/07 14:07:00 16 3/07 17:13:00 16 3h 6m 3h 25m 15.22 52
Kaltag 3/07 20:05:00 16 16 2h 52m 14.65 42
Unalakleet 3/08 10:22:00 16 3/08 15:43:00 16 5h 21m 90
Shaktoolik 3/08 18:55:00 16 3/09 07:20:00 15 12h 25m 3h 12m 12.50 40
Koyuk 3/09 12:45:00 15 3/10 14:56:00 15 26h 11m 5h 25m 10.71 ✔ 58
Elim 3/10 22:45:00 15 3/11 09:23:00 14 10h 38m 7h 49m 6.14 ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/11 14:23:00 14 3/12 05:20:00 13 14h 57m 5h 0m 9.20 ✔ 46
Safety 3/12 07:16:00 13 3/12 07:18:00 13 0h 2m 1h 56m 28.45 ✔ 55
Nome 3/20 16:06:08 200h 48m 0.11 ✔ ✔ 22