‘Racing Beringia’ Plots an International Path Toward Iditarod

It seems like the setup for a bad joke with a uniquely Arctic twist: A Danish woman drives a dog team across the frozen Chukotka landscape. Woman meets a Russian musher, who, worried about her safety, drives his own team of champion huskies to follow her. Danish woman and Russian musher collaborate with a Norwegian musher and all three decide to move to Willow, Alaska — one of Alaska’s unofficial mushing capitals — to train for three grueling long distance sled dog races on two continents with three breeds of sled dogs that couldn’t be further from each other.Read more here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/racing-beringia-plots-international-path-toward-iditarod


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