Musher Details

2019 Iditarod » Mushers » Mats Pettersson

Mats Pettersson

Bib Number: 4
Hometown: Kiruna, SWEDEN
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Biography

Mats Pettersson, 48, was born and raised in Kiruna, Sweden. He worked as a paramedic for 15 years and was a professional ice hockey player (goalkeeper), but a bad snowmobile accident made him give that up and he then focused completely on the dogs and since has has worked full time with his sled dog company, Kiruna Sleddog tours. He ran Norway’s Finmarkslópet seven times and this will be his sixth Iditarod. He loves being outside in the nature, fishing, and is also interested in sports. He and his wife, Charlotta, are the parents of Linnea, Clara, Tilda, and Zeb, 7 and Freja, 3. He is a member of Kiruna Kirunasleddogtours.

Sponsors

Royal Canin
Www.sleddog.se
Axaeco
Non Stop dogwear

Nordiskhundemassasjeskole.no
Dr. Carson
Canalana


2019 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Willow 3/03 14:04:00 14
Yentna 3/03 18:12:00 14 3/03 18:28:00 14 0h 16m 4h 8m 10.16 42
Skwentna 3/03 21:40:00 14 3/04 01:37:00 14 3h 57m 3h 12m 9.38 30
Finger Lake 3/04 06:10:00 14 3/04 09:09:00 14 2h 59m 4h 33m 8.79 40
Rainy Pass 3/04 12:18:00 14 3/04 16:37:00 14 4h 19m 3h 9m 9.52 30
Rohn 3/04 20:32:00 14 3/05 02:10:00 14 5h 38m 3h 55m 8.94 35
Nikolai 3/05 11:42:00 14 3/05 16:40:00 13 4h 58m 9h 32m 7.87 75
McGrath 3/06 00:01:00 13 3/06 00:06:00 12 0h 5m 7h 21m 6.53 48
Takotna 3/06 03:19:00 12 3/07 04:57:00 12 25h 38m 3h 13m 5.60 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/07 07:37:00 12 3/07 07:41:00 12 0h 4m 2h 40m 8.63 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/07 21:46:00 12 3/08 02:16:00 12 4h 30m 14h 5m 5.68 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/08 10:30:00 12 3/08 18:30:00 11 8h 0m 8h 14m 6.68 ✔ ✔ 55
Anvik 3/08 21:41:00 11 3/08 21:48:00 11 0h 7m 3h 11m 7.85 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/09 00:13:00 11 3/09 05:20:00 11 5h 7m 2h 25m 7.45 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/09 12:03:00 11 3/09 17:32:00 11 5h 29m 6h 43m 9.23 ✔ ✔ 62
Kaltag 3/10 05:14:00 11 3/10 11:46:00 11 6h 32m 10h 42m 5.61 ✔ ✔ 60
Unalakleet 3/11 02:36:00 11 3/11 06:36:00 9 4h 0m 14h 50m 5.73 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/11 13:20:00 9 3/11 22:58:00 9 9h 38m 6h 44m 5.94 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/12 08:37:00 9 3/12 13:56:00 8 5h 19m 9h 39m 5.18 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/12 22:42:00 8 3/13 04:03:00 8 5h 21m 8h 46m 5.48 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/13 21:14:00 8 3/14 05:33:00 8 8h 19m 17h 11m 2.68 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/14 13:35:00 8 3/14 13:37:00 8 0h 2m 8h 2m 6.85 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/14 17:40:29 8 4h 3m 5.43 ✔ ✔ 22