Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Lance Mackey - Toughest Athlete!

Congratulations to Lance! Add Winner of the Versus Network Red White Black & Blue "Cam Pain 08" Toughest Athlete contest to his impressive resume. Voted on by the viewers, Lance beat an elite group of athletes.

Log on to the webpage and read all about it, watch his video and leave him a message.

Also visit Lance's Comeback Kennel for more details.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Fall Training Photos

A collection of some training photos from around the internet.

Water Break

From Jon Little

Back On the Trail

From Lagniappe Kennel

Musher's View

From Wolf Moon Dogsledding

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


The Iditarod Trail Committee has announced the premiere of TOUGHEST RACE ON EARTH: IDITAROD, on Tuesday, October 7 at 10 PM ET/PT, on the Discovery Channel.

Six one-hour episodes will follow mushers and their dog teams as they take on the elements, the cold and the trail conditions – as they race each other over one thousand miles across Alaska in The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

The Discovery Channel crews followed seven teams, including: Four-time Iditarod Champions Jeff King and Martin Buser, two-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey, pioneering musher and breast cancer survivor DeeDee Jonrowe, two-time Iditarod finisher and diabetic Bruce Linton, along with rookies Rick Holt and Darin Nelson.

TOUGHEST RACE ON EARTH: IDITAROD is produced for Discovery Channel by Thom Beers, creator of Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers, among others.

View trailer:

Monday, September 8, 2008

Lance Mackey Speaks!

Check out the Mushing Magazine website for video clips of Lance Mackey speaking at the Willow Dog Mushers Symposium, held September 7th, 2008.

Lance talks about the events that led up to the snowmachine accident that ended the career of his historic lead-dog Zorro, discusses his training, success and the state of the Iditarod.