Musher Details

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Lev Shvarts

Bib Number: 38
Hometown: Willow, Alaska
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Biography

Lev Shvarts, 41, 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.

Awards

4-wheeler drawing — Sponsored by Northern Air Cargo

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