It all began with him. A dream nearly 60 years ago remains an International event today. The lifestyle and these dogs have him to thank. As we near our 50th race it is more important than ever to remember those that came before and why the Iditarod began. We all owe Joe Redington a debt …
Mille was a The Rookie of the Year in 2020 and in her 2nd race a top 5 finish as she has proven to be a competitor to be reckoned with in 2022. Or is she? And you’ll also meet her rock star leaddog Fenix.
It took him just 2 whacks at the Iditarod to become a Champion and it would be the final competitive Iditarod in the career of Dean Osmar. Although he has had dogs from his kennel in just about every race since this long time dog driver leaves the competition to others these days. But what …
1985 Libby Riddles made headlines across the globe becoming the first woman to win the Iditarod Sleddog Race! She made history and also forged her way through a coastal storm that would become legendary in the history of the race. This great Champion recounts her days competing in the Iditarod.
Rudy Demoski was born and raised in Anvik, Alaska. He began mushing in 1974 and says he became interested in the Iditarod because he saw Ken Chase run in 1973. He ran his first Iditarod in 1974, finishing fourth.
Terry Adkins was the only veterinarian on the first Iditarod back in 1973. He started running the Iditarod in 1974 and had run the Iditarod 21 times by 1998