December 13, 2018

Musher Details

2005 Iditarod » Mushers » Cliff Wang

Cliff Wang

Bib Number: 40
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.


2005 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/05 10:00:00 12 3/05 11:25:00 12 1h 25m
Campbell Airstrip 3/05 12:29:00 12 1h 4m 0.00
Willow 3/06 14:00:00 16 3/06 15:16:00 16 1h 16m 59
Yentna 3/06 18:54:00 16 3/06 19:10:00 15 0h 16m 3h 38m 12.39 45
Skwentna 3/06 22:31:00 15 3/07 04:53:00 15 6h 22m 3h 21m 10.15 34
Finger Lake 3/07 09:58:00 15 3/07 15:26:00 15 5h 28m 5h 5m 8.85 45
Rainy Pass 3/07 18:45:00 15 3/08 04:58:00 15 10h 13m 3h 19m 9.05 30
Rohn 3/08 09:41:00 15 3/08 09:47:00 15 0h 6m 4h 43m 10.18 48
Nikolai 3/09 00:15:00 15 3/09 10:32:00 14 10h 17m 14h 28m 6.43 93
McGrath 3/09 16:29:00 14 3/10 17:51:00 13 25h 22m 5h 57m 8.07 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/10 19:45:00 13 1h 54m 12.11 ✔ Scratched 23