With closing kick, Dan Seavey joins son, Iditarod champ grandson in Nome

All three generations of Seavey are across the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Seventy-four-year-old Dan Seavey, the third-place musher in the inaugural Iditarod of 1973, slipped under the burled arch on Nome’s Front Street a little after 10 a.m. Sunday, to the cheers of his son Mitch (seventh place), grandson Dallas (champion) and a small crowd that had gathered to welcome him to the Gold Rush city. Although Dan was 51st out of 53 mushers likely to finish – the last two, Bob Chlupach and Jan Steves, hadn’t left White Mountain yet – he reached Nome in plenty of time for Sunday night’s banquet.Read more here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/closing-kick-dan-seavey-joins-son-iditarod-champ-grandson-nome


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