December 14, 2018

Musher Details

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Rick Swenson

Bib Number: 17
Hometown: Two Rivers, Alaska


Biography

Rick Swenson, 61, was born in Minnesota. He moved to Alaska in 1973 to mush dogs. He is the only five-time winner of the Iditarod. He belongs to Mush with P.R.I.D.E., the Iditarod where he serves on the Board of Directors, and the Alaska Miners. Rick is the father of three, Kristen, Andy and Kevin.


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 10:35:00 12 0h 35m
Campbell Airstrip 3/05 11:33:00 12 0h 58m 0.00
Willow 3/06 14:00:00 16 3/06 14:30:00 16 0h 30m 59
Yentna 3/06 18:11:00 16 3/06 18:15:00 16 0h 4m 3h 41m 12.22 45
Skwentna 3/06 21:31:00 16 3/07 02:39:00 16 5h 8m 3h 16m 10.41 34
Finger Lake 3/07 06:56:00 16 3/07 07:03:00 16 0h 7m 4h 17m 10.51 45
Rainy Pass 3/07 17:56:00 16 3/07 18:00:00 16 0h 4m 10h 53m 2.76 30
Rohn 3/07 22:33:00 16 3/08 04:50:00 16 6h 17m 4h 33m 10.55 48
Nikolai 3/08 19:00:00 16 3/08 19:06:00 16 0h 6m 14h 10m 6.56 93
McGrath 3/09 02:06:00 16 7h 0m 6.86 ✔ Scratched 48