Louve Tweddell

19 year old Yukon Quest rookie

My Sponsors:
Parents, Family & Friends, Jerry & Merce Aguiar (and Co.), Lumel Studios, Azimuth Services

Nationality: Canadian
Current Residence: Whitehorse, YT
Occupation(s): Musher/Farmer
Kennel Name: Echoes Kennel
Name Origination: It got it's name from the song "Echoes" by Pink Floyd, which was also the name of my father's first sled dog.
Kennel Bloodlines: Ledwidge, Britten and our own
Breeds: Alaskan Huskies
# of Dogs in Kennel: 55

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?

Tell us about your dogs?
Most of our dogs are born at our home. I've seen them grow from small puppies to majestic, strong and intelligent dogs. We evolve together, we change and grow together. Our dogs are our friends, our family.

How did you get started running dogs?
My family had sled dogs before I was born. I was born into the mushing world and since my first ride, I am in love with the sport and especially the dogs.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
DPSAY (Dog Powered Sports Association of the Yukon)

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I Entered the 2020 Yukon Quest because, since I saw my father accomplish his first Yukon Quest (2009), it has become my dream. My goal is to finish with a happy and healthy team.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
Mostly to the sounds of nature, but sometimes I listen to rock.

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Family brainstorming.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 YQ300 - 8th; 2019 Percy Dewolfe Memorial Mail Race - 12th; 2019 Silver Sled 100