December 11, 2018

Musher Details

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Rick Swenson

Bib Number: 60
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.


2012 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/03 12:07:00 12
Willow 3/04 15:56:00 16
Yentna Station 3/04 20:00:00 16 3/04 20:10:00 16 0h 10m 4h 4m 10.33 42
Skwentna 3/05 02:32:00 16 3/05 02:45:00 16 0h 13m 6h 22m 4.71 30
Finger Lake 3/05 07:44:00 16 3/05 12:08:00 16 4h 24m 4h 59m 8.03 40
Rainy Pass 3/05 15:45:00 16 3/05 15:51:00 16 0h 6m 3h 37m 8.29 30
Rohn 3/05 20:26:00 16 3/06 01:40:00 16 5h 14m 4h 35m 7.64 35
Nikolai 3/06 11:40:00 16 3/06 17:00:00 15 5h 20m 10h 0m 7.50 75
McGrath 3/07 00:36:00 15 3/07 00:46:00 15 0h 10m 7h 36m 6.32 48
Takotna 3/07 03:55:00 15 3/08 04:09:00 15 24h 14m 3h 9m 5.71 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/08 07:07:00 15 3/08 07:15:00 15 0h 8m 2h 58m 7.75 ✔ 23
Cripple 3/08 22:10:00 15 3/09 05:54:00 15 7h 44m 14h 55m 4.89 ✔ 73
Ruby 3/09 16:17:00 15 3/09 20:50:00 15 4h 33m 10h 23m 6.74 ✔ 70
Galena 3/10 03:41:00 15 3/10 07:35:00 15 3h 54m 6h 51m 7.30 ✔ 50
Nulato 3/10 13:58:00 15 3/10 22:53:00 15 8h 55m 6h 23m 5.80 ✔ ✔ 37
Kaltag 3/11 04:45:00 15 3/11 05:02:00 15 0h 17m 4h 52m 9.66 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/12 00:23:00 15 3/12 11:03:00 15 10h 40m 19h 21m 4.39 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/12 16:51:00 15 3/13 13:22:00 13 20h 31m 5h 48m 6.90 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/13 20:50:00 13 3/14 06:24:00 13 9h 34m 7h 28m 6.70 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/14 12:23:00 13 3/14 12:44:00 12 0h 21m 5h 59m 8.02 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/14 19:30:00 12 3/15 03:56:00 10 8h 26m 6h 46m 6.80 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/15 11:26:00 10 3/15 11:28:00 10 0h 2m 7h 30m 7.33 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/15 14:44:06 10 3h 16m 6.73 ✔ ✔ 22