Nicolas Vanier

52 year old Yukon Quest rookie

My Sponsors:
Tryba

Nationality: French
Current Residence: France
Occupation(s): Film Director
Kennel Name:
Name Origination:
Kennel Bloodlines:
Breeds: Alaskan Huskies
# of Dogs in Kennel: 20


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
30

Tell us about your dogs?
Burka is my best leader. She went with me last year for a 4,000 mile trip through Siberia, Mongolia, and China. She will run the Quest this winter

How did you get started running dogs?
Just because I love it.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Be with them and traveling through beautiful wild country

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

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
Because I love this race, which is a real adventure. My goals are taking care of my dogs and if we can being in the top 10.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
The music of nature!

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
It just came from the earth about what I love

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2002 - YQ300 - 4th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2003 - Scratched
1997 - Disqualified