Matt Hall

23 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Alaska Icefield Expeditions, Bush Alaska Expeditions, Peter and Linda Pop, and Don and Sarah Murch

Nationality: USA
Current Residence: Eagle, AK
Occupation(s): Mushing Tour Guide
Kennel Name: Smokin' Ace Kennel
Name Origination: I enjoy playing poker.
Kennel Bloodlines: Kleedehn, Hayashida & Bartlett
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 22


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
20

How did you get started running dogs?
Running a trap line

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Being out with my dogs

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Two Rivers Dog Mushers Association

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To follow my dreams and try and make up some time on the champions

What music do you listen to on the trail?
The beat of the dog

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Based on their personalities

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2014 - Yukon Quest - 3rd, 2012 - Top of the World 350 - 9th, 2013 - Copper Basin 300 - 14th, 2013 - Two Rivers 200 - 2nd