Bjornar Anderson Scratches In Takotna – Iditarod 2009

by Sleddoggin Staff on April 7, 2011

IDITAROD XXXVII MUSHER Bjornar Andersen, (Bib #18) scratched at 06:45 am (March 12, 2009) in Takotna Checkpoint. The 31 year old musher from Elverum Norway scratched after injuring himself in a sled crash that occurred on his way from Rohn to Nikolai. Bjornar traveled nearly 70 miles to Takotna before he made the decision. He had 15 dogs on his team when he scratched. The Norwegian musher will be transported to Anchorage for medical assessment.

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