Torsten Kohnert

46 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Royal Canin, Snotroll Sleddog Adventures, TPK - Service, Peggy K AB, family, The Remnant Room (Delta JCT)

Nationality: Swedish
Current Residence: Sweden
Occupation(s): Self employed carpenter, Tour Guide, Musher
Kennel Name: Snotroll Huskies
Name Origination: It just came up.
Kennel Bloodlines: King, Mackay, R Dalh
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 40

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?

How did you get started running dogs?
I have always been interested in the outdoors and animals.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Experiencing nature and the companionship with my dog team.

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Alvarnas DHK

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
Just the best race I know, hopefully doing a little better than the previous year.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
Everything from country to pop.

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Usually our kids pick the names to any kind of theme.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2017 - Yukon Quest - 6th; 2016 - Yukon Quest- 6th; 2016 - Copper Basin - 11th; 2015 - Yukon Quest - 8th; 2014 - Yukon Quest - 6th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2017 6 10d 22h 12m
2016 6 10d 0h 41m
2015 8 11d 5h 3m
2014 6 11d 6h 1m

Messages to Mushers

Good luck for the competition. Have a good time with your dogs. Roselyne, 12 years old
January 22, 2018
hello Torsten,how are you. My name is Séléna Bolduc. I live in Québec. I would like to visit the Yukon. I like gymnastics and animals. GOOD LUCK Séléna Bolduc 11 year old
January 22, 2018
Hi Torsten Kohnert I am voting on you to win. From: Owen
February 02, 2018