Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Mushers to Watch

For spectators and fans, the two weeks of Iditarod each March is much like planning a long vacation. You start to prioritize work and family so you allow sufficient time each day to check on your favorite mushers, compare strategies, and second-guess decisions made in remote, far-off locations of Alaska. Fans travel vicariously on the backs of the mushers’ sleds via the wonder of the Internet – live stream videos, real-time GPS locations, and a plethora of blogs devoted to the minutiae of dog mushing. My wife says I’m worthless around the house these two weeks. “You might as well be out there racing on the trail,” she says, while not always admitting she’s guilty of the same thing. “That’s all you are thinking about anyway.”Read more here:


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