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Tom Frode Johansen

Hometown: Furuflaten, NORWAY


Tom was born and raised in Bergen, Norway, and now lives in the little village of Furuflaten with his wife Liz. They have four children and five grandchildren. He studied geography and teaching PE He became a high school PE teacher and now also runs a tourist kennel. He started reading about sled dog races and Iditarod became a dream. He began mushing in 1984, completed the FinnmarkslØpet 20 times and the Yukon Quest in 2016. He looks forward to seeing more of Alaska. His hobby is small carpentry projects.