Brent Sass

40 year old Yukon Quest veteran

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Nationality: American
Current Residence: Eureka, Alaska
Occupation(s): Dog Musher/Wilderness Guide
Kennel Name: Wild and Free Mushing
Name Origination: From a Hobo Jim song...Wild and Free
Kennel Bloodlines: My Own - Brent Sass, Mackey, King
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 50

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?

Tell us about your dogs?
I expect most of the young talented dogs from my 2019 Championship run to be in this year's team.

How did you get started running dogs?
I saw a sled dog team and said, I want to do that!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
I love the connection that I build with the dogs and the places that they take me!

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

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I entered the Yukon Quest to challenge myself and my dogs plus to enjoy every mile of the trail.

What music do you listen to on the trail?

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
My dogs are named in themes, depending on the personality of the puppies in the litters.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 Yukon Quest - 1st; 2016 Yukon Quest - 2nd; 2015 Yukon Quest - 1st.

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2019 1 9 days, 0 hours, 13 minutes
2017 - Scratched
2016 2 9d 3h 28m
2015 1 9d 12h 49m
2014 - Withdrawn
2013 3 9d 5h 34m
2012 5 10d 9h 15m