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Lev Shvarts

Bib Number: 10
Hometown: Willow, Alaska
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Biography

Lev Shvarts, 40, says he 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, 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. “I am now a self-employed contractor and operate a short-run manufacturing and light fabrication / machine shop. He is married to Melissa. His hobbies include tinkering, tools, and tattoos.


2020 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Willow 3/08 14:16:00 14
Yentna 3/08 19:10:00 14 3/08 21:01:00 14 1h 51m 4h 54m 8.57 42
Skwentna 3/09 00:30:00 14 3/09 04:29:00 14 3h 59m 3h 29m 8.61 30
Finger Lake 3/09 09:38:00 14 3/09 13:35:00 13 3h 57m 5h 9m 7.77 40
Rainy Pass 3/09 17:13:00 13 3/09 22:14:00 13 5h 1m 3h 38m 8.26 30
Rohn 3/10 02:08:00 13 3/10 07:14:00 13 5h 6m 3h 54m 8.97 35
Nikolai 3/10 18:53:00 13 3/11 00:36:00 12 5h 43m 11h 39m 6.44 75
McGrath 3/11 06:13:00 12 3/12 07:49:00 12 25h 36m 5h 37m 8.55 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/12 09:54:00 12 3/12 09:55:00 12 0h 1m 2h 5m 8.64 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/12 12:19:00 12 3/12 16:16:00 12 3h 57m 2h 24m 9.58 ✔ 23
Cripple 3/13 07:09:00 12 3/13 07:22:00 12 0h 13m 14h 53m 4.90 ✔ 73
Ruby 3/13 22:16:00 12 3/14 04:23:00 10 6h 7m 14h 54m 4.70 ✔ 70
Galena 3/14 11:25:00 10 3/14 19:25:00 9 8h 0m 7h 2m 7.11 ✔ ✔ 50
Nulato 3/15 03:02:00 9 3/15 07:56:00 8 4h 54m 7h 37m 4.86 ✔ ✔ 37
Kaltag 3/15 13:34:00 8 3/15 21:23:00 8 7h 49m 5h 38m 8.34 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/16 13:33:00 8 3/16 18:35:00 8 5h 2m 16h 10m 5.26 ✔ ✔ 85
Koyuk 3/17 11:32:00 8 3/17 19:23:00 7 7h 51m 16h 57m 5.31 ✔ ✔ 90
Elim 3/18 02:53:00 7 3/18 08:59:00 7 6h 6m 7h 30m 6.40 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/18 16:36:00 7 3/19 00:36:00 7 8h 0m 7h 37m 6.04 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/19 13:29:00 7 3/19 13:34:00 7 0h 5m 12h 53m 4.27 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/19 17:00:16 7 3h 26m 6.41 ✔ ✔ 22