Maixner Hopes Third Time A Charm In Iditarod

Going into his third Iditarod sled dog race, Golva native Kelly Maixner can be considered a veteran.He and his team ran the southern route in his rookie outing, finishing in 30th place, about the middle of the pack.Last year was a tougher race for the 37-year-old pediatric dentist now living in Big Lake, Alaska.His team of dogs was more seasoned than the yearlings and 2-year-olds in his first campaign but the injury bug hit his Mad Stork Kennel team hard. Even so, he still managed to finish in 32rd place.Read more here:


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