December 18, 2018

Musher Details

2006 Iditarod » Mushers » Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson

Bib Number: 36
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.


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 11:17:00 12
BLM 3/04 12:21:00 12 1h 4m 0.00
Willow 3/05 15:08:00 16 3/05 15:08:00 16 0h 0m 59
Yentna 3/05 18:49:00 16 3/05 20:00:00 16 1h 11m 3h 41m 12.22 45
Skwentna 3/06 00:15:00 16 3/06 00:20:00 16 0h 5m 4h 15m 8.00 34
Finger Lake 3/06 11:58:00 16 3/06 12:01:00 16 0h 3m 11h 38m 3.87 45
Rainy Pass 3/06 15:29:00 16 3/06 21:30:00 16 6h 1m 3h 28m 8.65 30
Rohn 3/07 01:38:00 16 3/07 01:52:00 14 0h 14m 4h 8m 11.61 48
Nikolai 3/07 17:07:00 14 3/07 23:10:00 14 6h 3m 15h 15m 6.10 93
McGrath 3/08 05:01:00 14 3/08 11:34:00 14 6h 33m 5h 51m 8.21 48
Takotna 3/08 13:49:00 14 3/08 13:54:00 14 0h 5m 2h 15m 10.22 23
Ophir 3/08 16:38:00 14 3/09 18:15:00 14 25h 37m 2h 44m 13.90 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/10 03:06:00 14 3/10 11:39:00 14 8h 33m 8h 51m 6.78 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/10 21:25:00 14 3/11 06:15:00 12 8h 50m 9h 46m 11.47 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/11 12:27:00 12 3/11 19:17:00 11 6h 50m 6h 12m 8.39 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/12 01:23:00 11 3/12 05:58:00 11 4h 35m 6h 6m 8.52 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/12 10:52:00 11 3/12 18:02:00 11 7h 10m 4h 54m 8.57 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/13 10:20:00 11 3/13 10:40:00 11 0h 20m 16h 18m 5.52 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/13 16:30:00 11 3/14 00:50:00 11 8h 20m 5h 50m 6.86 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 06:52:00 11 3/14 16:56:00 10 10h 4m 6h 2m 9.61 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/14 23:32:00 10 3/15 03:38:00 10 4h 6m 6h 36m 7.27 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/15 09:58:00 10 3/15 18:11:00 10 8h 13m 6h 20m 7.26 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 00:33:00 10 3/16 00:34:00 10 0h 1m 6h 22m 8.64 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 03:27:30 10 2h 53m 7.63 ✔ ✔ 22