Dogsled Racing In Russia’s Remote Kamchatka Region

Dog-lovers in Russia’s remote Kamchatka peninsula took part in the annual dog sled race and skijoring contest.Dog sled has been Kamchatka’s traditional means of transportation for centuries and dogsled races is one of locals’ favorite sports.Skijoring is defined as a winter sport where a person on skis is pulled by a dog – it’s new to the region and rapidly becoming popular.Anya Semashkina, the daughter of the race organizers, was the youngest dog sled race participant.Read more here: http://ntdtv.org/en/news/world/europe/2013-01-23/dogsled-racing-in-russia-s-remote-kamchatka-region.html

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