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Lev Shvarts

Bib Number: 38
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.


2021 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Deshka Landing N 3/07 15:12:00 14
Skwentna N 3/08 00:45:00 14 3/08 00:59:00 14 0h 14m 9h 33m 7.02 67
Finger Lake N 3/08 09:26:00 14 3/08 09:27:00 14 0h 1m 8h 27m 4.73 40
Rainy Pass N 3/08 12:44:00 14 3/08 17:35:00 14 4h 51m 3h 17m 9.14 30
Rohn N 3/08 21:39:00 14 3/08 22:05:00 14 0h 26m 4h 4m 8.61 35
Nikolai N 3/09 11:30:00 14 3/09 16:30:00 14 5h 0m 13h 25m 5.59 75
McGrath N 3/09 23:12:00 14 3/10 23:32:00 13 24h 20m 6h 42m 7.16 ✔ 48
Ophir N 3/11 04:10:00 13 3/11 08:09:00 12 3h 59m 4h 38m 8.85 ✔ 41
Iditarod N 3/11 20:06:00 12 3/12 00:38:00 12 4h 32m 11h 57m 6.69 ✔ 80
Ophir S 3/12 15:03:00 12 3/12 19:02:00 12 3h 59m 14h 25m 5.55 ✔ 80
McGrath S 3/13 00:17:00 12 3/13 08:17:00 11 8h 0m 5h 15m 7.81 ✔ ✔ 41
Nikolai S 3/13 14:42:00 11 3/13 19:08:00 9 4h 26m 6h 25m 7.48 ✔ ✔ 48
Rohn S 3/14 11:01:00 9 3/14 15:47:00 8 4h 46m 14h 53m 5.04 ✔ ✔ 75
Rainy Pass S 3/14 20:27:00 8 3/14 20:32:00 8 0h 5m 4h 40m 7.50 ✔ ✔ 35
Finger Lake S 3/15 04:54:00 8 3/15 04:57:00 7 0h 3m 8h 22m 3.59 ✔ ✔ 30
Skwentna S 3/15 11:04:00 7 3/15 19:12:00 7 8h 8m 6h 7m 6.54 ✔ ✔ 40
Deshka Landing S 3/16 05:47:23 7 10h 35m 6.33 ✔ ✔ 67