October 15, 2018

Musher Details

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Lev Shvarts

Bib Number: 31
Hometown: Willow, Alaska
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Biography

Lev Shvarts, 39, was born in a country in the Ukraine in the Soviet Union and is now a proud US citizen. He grew up in the Boston area and got a BS in Electrical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. He went back to work in Massachusetts, but while sitting in an air conditioned office, he decided to leave a perfectly good career in engineering to pursue dog mushing. He moved to Willow, Alaska in 2011. He is now a self-employed contractor and operates a short-run manufacturing shop. He is married to Melissa. His hobbies include tinkering, tools, and tattoos.


2014 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/01 11:03:00 12
Willow 3/02 14:58:00 16
Yentna Station 3/02 18:55:00 16 3/02 22:03:00 16 3h 8m 3h 57m 10.63 42
Skwentna 3/03 00:59:00 16 3/03 06:22:00 16 5h 23m 2h 56m 10.23 30
Finger Lake 3/03 10:50:00 16 3/03 15:50:00 15 5h 0m 4h 28m 8.96 40
Rainy Pass 3/03 19:11:00 15 3/04 01:20:00 15 6h 9m 3h 21m 8.96 30
Rohn 3/04 08:23:00 15 7h 3m 4.96 Scratched 35