December 11, 2018

Musher Details

2009 Iditarod » Mushers » Chad Lindner

Chad Lindner

Bib Number: 26
Hometown: Brookline, MA


Biography

Chad Lindner, 30, was born in Fairbanks, Alaska. He is a graduate of Reed College and the University of Michigan Law School, where he was the Editor in Chief of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. Chad returned to Alaska to run the 2009 Iditarod with his father, long-time mushers and Iditarod veteran, Sonny Lindner. He is training with his father in Two Rivers. Chad says he started mushing as a child and in 2003, he completed the Copper Basin. Chad's mother and stepfather, Sharon and Jerry Story, live in Wasilla. After the race, Chad will return to Boston, Massachusetts, where he will begin his legal career as an associate at the law firm of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge. His girlfriend of eight years, Lindsay Kanter, is currently clerking for the Alaska Supreme Court in Anchorage.

Awards

Rookie of the Year

2009 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/07 10:55:00 12
Willow 3/08 14:48:00 16
Yentna 3/08 19:02:00 16 3/08 21:30:00 16 2h 28m 4h 14m 15.59 66
Skwentna 3/09 00:42:00 16 3/09 06:23:00 16 5h 41m 3h 12m 10.63 34
Finger Lake 3/09 11:58:00 16 3/09 17:26:00 16 5h 28m 5h 35m 8.06 45
Rainy Pass 3/09 21:30:00 16 3/10 00:19:00 16 2h 49m 4h 4m 7.38 30
Rohn 3/10 05:10:00 16 3/10 11:16:00 16 6h 6m 4h 51m 9.90 48
Nikolai 3/10 23:52:00 16 3/11 06:17:00 15 6h 25m 12h 36m 5.95 75
McGrath 3/11 13:06:00 15 3/12 14:39:00 14 25h 33m 6h 49m 7.92 ✔ 54
Takotna 3/12 17:18:00 14 3/12 17:22:00 14 0h 4m 2h 39m 6.79 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/12 20:27:00 14 3/13 00:35:00 14 4h 8m 3h 5m 8.11 ✔ 25
Iditarod 3/13 18:15:00 14 3/13 22:48:00 14 4h 33m 17h 40m 5.09 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/14 06:36:00 14 3/14 14:47:00 14 8h 11m 7h 48m 8.33 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/14 18:14:00 14 3/14 18:18:00 14 0h 4m 3h 27m 7.25 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/14 20:52:00 14 3/15 12:38:00 14 15h 46m 2h 34m 7.01 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/15 22:22:00 14 3/16 11:00:00 14 12h 38m 9h 44m 6.16 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/16 22:15:00 14 3/17 10:32:00 14 12h 17m 11h 15m 6.22 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/17 22:40:00 14 3/18 06:40:00 14 8h 0m 12h 8m 7.42 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/18 12:03:00 14 3/18 17:30:00 13 5h 27m 5h 23m 7.43 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/18 23:02:00 13 3/19 07:46:00 13 8h 44m 5h 32m 10.48 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/19 13:18:00 13 3/19 19:05:00 13 5h 47m 5h 32m 8.67 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/20 00:57:00 13 3/20 09:05:00 13 8h 8m 5h 52m 7.84 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/20 15:15:00 13 3/20 15:22:00 13 0h 7m 6h 10m 8.92 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/20 18:21:50 13 2h 59m 7.37 ✔ ✔ 22