Nathaniel
January 26, 2022
The Yukon Quest welcomes back Nathaniel Hamlyn and his team from Step Up Kennels to the race — they will be running in the 100 mile event!   Nathaniel Hamlyn has been running dogs for over a decade now. When he was first getting started on the trail in the NWT, he was inspired by Yellowknife…
Rita
January 14, 2022
    The Yukon Quest welcomes Rita Antoniak from Nivek Kennel in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories! Rita and her team will be competing in the 100 mile race at the 2022 Yukon Quest.   Rita and her husband Kevin have been raising sled dogs in their hometown of Fort Smith, NWT, since 1982. They…
Lori Tweddell
January 12, 2022
Dog mushing runs in Lori Tweddell’s blood. She was only 6-years old when she ran her first dogsledding race. Her father, Luc Tweddell, raises sled dogs, and today, Lori and her twin sister, Louve, are both raising and training teams of their own. The family lives in Mendenhall Landing, a small…