Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
8 years
How did you get started running dogs?

I used to hook up the neighbourhood dogs to a snow sled. I went to Alaska to run sled dogs in my gap year after my undergrad and never moved back. 

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

Watching a team build and grow while spending a lot of time with them. 

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?
To try the challenge of the Quest and finish my first 300 mile race.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

I usually pick a book and name puppies after the characters. 

What music do you listen to on the trail?

The jingle of the tuglines and snaps. 

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 Solstice 100 - 3rd, 2018 ACE Race - 10th, 2018 Two Rivers 200 - 4th