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Gail Fisher's Dog Tracks: New activity will bring her Chinook, Larry, back to his roots
The Union Leader
With Chinook in lead, Walden and his "Chinook" dog sled team were the first to successfully climb Mount Washington. Walden is credited with bringing the sport of sled dog racing to the New Hampshire area; founding the New England Sled Dog Club in 1924, ...

Financial Times

Dream jobs . . . and how to get them: husky driving in the Arctic
Financial Times
I've done some sled-dog racing for fun. My first race was 325km and I was lucky enough to win. I think I was on the sled 19 hours. I remember this one moment — it was 3am and I was going over a swamp. It was completely pitch black and I was alone with ...

Ruth Bass: Alaska - Where else can you scratch the ears of an Iditarod dog?
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
And we learned a lot about this champion racer. Born in Switzerland where he started mushing at 17, Buser came to Alaska in 1979 to train sled dogs. He has won the Iditarod four times, in 1992, 1994, 1997 and 2002, and he's still racing. His sense of ...

Community Newspaper Group

Lower Chittering woman to take part in Australian Sleddog National Championships
Community Newspaper Group
“The dogs love it. As soon as I get the harness out, they know they are going running,” she said. “It's what these dogs were bred to do and they love it.” Sleddog racing can have between one and eight dogs pulling their trainer along tracks. With no ...


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