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Martin Buser

Martin Buser About Swiss sled dog musher who won the famous Iditarod race four times from 1992 to 2002. In 2002, he posted the second-fastest time in Iditarod history with a mark of 8 days, 22 hours, 46 minutes, and 2 seconds. Other Informations He began his mushing career at age seventeen and moved to …

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Jujiro Wada

Jujiro Wada About A Japanese adventurer turned dog musher, he became the founder of Fairbanks, Alaska. Other Informations He came to America stowed away in a tea box on a freighter heading for San Francisco, and from there got a job as a cabin boy on a North Sea expedition. He was dispatched to the …

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Jeff King

Jeff King About Long distance musher who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race four times and the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race once. He became the oldest Iditarod winner at the age of 50 when he won the race in 2006, but the record would fall seven years later. Other Informations He moved to …

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Susan Butcher

Susan Butcher About Dogsled racer who was only the second woman to win the Iditarod, the 1,150 mile race over Alaska, and the first to do so three times. Other Informations She studied veterinary medicine Colorado State University before moving to Alaska to pursue her passion for dogsledding. In addition to her Iditarod wins, she …

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Norman Vaughan

Norman Vaughan About Professional dogsled driver and Antarctic explorer. Other Informations He dropped out of Harvard to join Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s historic expedition to the South Pole. He worked for the U.S. Army Air Forces Search and Rescue Division during World War II and led many dogsled missions in Greenland. He was married four …

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Joe Redington

Joe Redington About Late dog musher widely known as the father of the famed Iditarod sled dog race. He participated in the race seventeen times from 1974 to 1997. Other Informations He served in the 6th Field Artillery Regiment in the U.S. Army during the 40’s. He helped the Iditarod trail become one of the …

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Newton Marshall

Newton Marshall About Jamaican dogsled musher who raced in Alaska’s famed Iditarod race in 2010 and 2011. Other Informations He joined Chukka Caribbean Adventures in 2002 and worked his way up to tour guide, and eventually became the dog caretaker for the Jamaican dogsled team. He began racing in 2008 in the lower level races …

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Gunnar Kaasen

Gunnar Kaasen About Dogsledder who, with his trusty dog Balto, delivered a vital shipment of diphtheria antitoxin to save people in Nome, Alaska. Other Informations He emigrated from Norway to Alaska to take part in the Gold Rush and became an expert dog musher: the primary means of transportation when the roads and waterways were …

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Dallas Seavey

Dallas Seavey About American dog musher who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race three out of four years in 2012, 2014 and 2015. He also appeared on three seasons of the National Geographic Channel reality series Ultimate Survival Alaska. Other Informations In 2012, at age 25, he became the youngest person ever to win …