December 19, 2018

Musher Details

2006 Iditarod » Mushers » David Sawatzky

David Sawatzky

Bib Number: 62
Hometown: Healy, Alaska


Biography

David Sawatzky, 59, was born and raised in Minnesota. He moved to Montana in 1981 and from there to Alaska in 1983 for a job. He recently retired from his job as an equipment operator, which he’d done for 25 years. David began running dogs in 1985 and ran the Yukon Quest a few times before first running the Iditarod. David is married to Jeanne and they have two adult children, Nikalus and Sara.


2006 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/04 12:14:00 12
BLM 3/04 13:21:00 12 1h 7m 0.00
Willow 3/05 16:00:00 16 3/05 16:00:00 16 0h 0m 59
Yentna 3/05 19:44:00 16 3/05 19:44:00 16 0h 0m 3h 44m 12.05 45
Skwentna 3/06 02:31:00 16 3/06 05:51:00 16 3h 20m 6h 47m 5.01 34
Finger Lake 3/06 11:49:00 16 3/06 18:33:00 16 6h 44m 5h 58m 7.54 45
Rainy Pass 3/06 22:14:00 16 3/07 02:56:00 16 4h 42m 3h 41m 8.14 30
Rohn 3/07 06:52:00 16 3/07 12:48:00 16 5h 56m 3h 56m 12.20 48
Nikolai 3/08 01:50:00 16 3/08 08:01:00 16 6h 11m 13h 2m 7.14 93
McGrath 3/08 13:29:00 16 3/09 14:13:00 16 24h 44m 5h 28m 8.78 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/09 16:13:00 16 3/09 16:14:00 16 0h 1m 2h 0m 11.50 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/09 18:40:00 16 3/09 22:18:00 16 3h 38m 2h 26m 15.62 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/10 12:41:00 16 3/10 18:53:00 16 6h 12m 14h 23m 4.17 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/11 09:43:00 16 3/11 19:04:00 13 9h 21m 14h 50m 7.55 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/12 02:20:00 13 3/12 10:22:00 13 8h 2m 7h 16m 7.16 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/12 16:29:00 13 3/12 22:55:00 12 6h 26m 6h 7m 8.50 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/13 03:50:00 12 3/13 10:00:00 12 6h 10m 4h 55m 8.54 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/14 00:50:00 12 3/14 08:31:00 11 7h 41m 14h 50m 6.07 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/14 13:46:00 11 3/14 20:10:00 11 6h 24m 5h 15m 7.62 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/15 02:22:00 11 3/15 09:18:00 11 6h 56m 6h 12m 9.35 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/15 15:09:00 11 3/15 22:45:00 11 7h 36m 5h 51m 8.21 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/16 04:58:00 11 3/16 13:03:00 10 8h 5m 6h 13m 7.40 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 19:27:00 10 3/16 20:00:00 9 0h 33m 6h 24m 8.59 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 22:56:30 9 2h 56m 7.50 ✔ ✔ 22