The Yukon Quest, A Race Made For The Books

These days it’s east to take the Yukon Quest for granted. At the close of its third decade, the race has become a world class event that annually challenges mushers and their dogs while providing fans with no shortage of excitement and good stories.It’s so well established now that most people have either forgotten or never known that it all started as a seat-of-the-pants dream born in a barroom conversation and brought into existence by the dogged determination of a couple of people present that fateful night, assisted by countless volunteers who were caught up in the dream of establishing the toughest long distance sled dog race in the world.Read more here: http://www.newsminer.com/features/sundays/book_reviews/article_d1d28e24-5d62-11e2-87d3-001a4bcf6878.html

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