Interviews

A moment with Jack Beckstrom on building sleds

by Sleddoggin Staff October 26, 2011

E-mail adanac@adanacsleds.com, call 406-881-2909, visit us on facebook.com, and visit our website at www.adanacsleds.com.  Pam and I are pleased to continue to offer quality, affordable products with personal, individual service from our one-stop online mushing store! What inspired you to start building sleds and equipment? When I starting running sprint races, I became acquainted with Mel and [...]

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Interview with Martin Buser

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Martin Buser Kennel: Happy Trails Kennel Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland Current Residence: Big Lake, Alaska, United States Occupation: Dog Musher and Tour Operator Email: martin@buserdog.com Website: Happy Trails Kennel Introduction To Our Musher See Bio on my website at BuserDog.com The Background of Our Musher How did you get involved with the sport of dog [...]

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Interview with Dori Hollingsworth

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Dori Hollingsworth Kennel: Castle Kennel (Home of the Royal Canines) Birthplace: First 6 months aboard a fishing tender in SE Alaska Current Residence: Seward, Alaska, United States Occupation: Seward Windsong Lodge Gift Shop Manager Email: dori@gci.net Website: Castle Kennel Introduction To Our Musher I grew up in Alaska and have lived all over the [...]

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Interview with Kathy Miyoshi

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Kathy Miyoshi Kennel: Arcticgrace Siberians Birthplace: Alameda, California Current Residence: Reno, Nevada Occupation: Investigations Assistant, Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Tahoe City, CA Email: Arcgrace1@aol.com Website: Arcticgrace Siberians Introduction To Our Musher I have been racing Siberian Huskies approximately 9 years, exclusively on the west coast except one race in South Dakota. I am a [...]

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Interview with Dana Day & Mike Langois

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Dana Day & Mike Langois Kennel: SnowPack Siberian Huskies Birthplace: Dana: Calgary, Alberta (Canada) / Mike: Sudbury, Ontario (Canada) Current Residence: Logan Lake, British Columbia, Canada Occupation: Park Facility Operators for BC Parks Email: snowpacksiberians@yahoo.ca Website: www.snowpacksiberians.com Introduction To Our Musher I’m from a small town in western Canada and he’s from the east…Toronto! [...]

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Interview with Von Martin

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Von Martin Kennel: Wolfie’s Call of the Wild Huskies Birthplace: Oceanside, CA, USA Current Residence: Lewis County, WA, USA Occupation: Writer, Reporter, Dog Musher Email: northwestmusher@aol.com Website: Wolfie’s Call of the Wild Huskies Introduction To Our Musher I would describe myself as a true dog lover with a particular passion for sled dogs and [...]

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Interview with GB Jones

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: GB Jones Kennel: Iditarod Trail Kennel Birthplace: Payson, Utah, USA Current Residence: Knik, Alaska, USA Occupation: Iditarod Racer and Dog Tour Operator Email: gbjones@gci.net Website: www.AlaskanMusher.com Introduction To Our Musher I own and operate The Iditarod Trail Kennel in Knik, Alaska. We provide tours throughout the year. We are currently in active training in [...]

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Interview with Pierre Galvez

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Pierre GALVEZ SALGADO Kennel: OF EAGLE RIVER Birthplace: Le Havre (France) Current Residence: Pyranaes (France) Occupation: Dog Musher Email: pierregalvevh@aol.com Website: OF EAGLE RIVER Introduction To Our Musher I started with chance, while buying in 1985, a husky siberian with blue eyes, very with the mode at the time in France, then being a [...]

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Interview with Luis Salgueiro

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Luis Salgueiro Kennel: “Sons of the Wind”: A Portuguese Sprint Micro-Kennel Birthplace: Lisboa – PORTUGAL Current Residence: Sobral de Monte Agra – PORTUGAL Occupation: High School Teacher Email: l_salgueiro@hotmail.com Introduction To Our Musher In the beginning I only wanted a dog (my first one) and the Alaskan Malamute was the chosen breed. I love [...]

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Interview with Ed & Tasha Stielstra

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Ed and Tasha Stielstra Kennel: Nature’s Kennel Birthplace: Ed-Kalamazoo, MI :: Tasha-Grand Rapids, MI Current Residence: McMillan, MI (Eastern Upper Peninsula) Occupation: Mushers, Sled Dog Tour Operators Email: info@natureskennel.com Website: Nature’s Kennel Introduction To Our Mushers Ed and I have been involved in mushing together for about 10 years. After both graduating from Michigan [...]

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Interview with Ken Anderson

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Ken Anderson Kennel: Windy Creek Kennel Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA Current Residence: Fairbanks, Alaska, USA Occupation: Dog Musher Email: NA Website: Windy Creek Kennel Introduction To Our Musher I was exposed to mushing as a child in Minnesota where my parents had a recreational team of a few Malamutes. We took winter camping [...]

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Interview with Laurie Niedermayer

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Laurie Niedermayer Kennel: Nakitsilik Birthplace: Lachine, Quebec Current Residence: Bridge Lake, BC Occupation: tour operator, chief cook & poop scooper Email: sibes@telus.net Website: www.nakitsilik.com Introduction To Our Musher I have a very varied background and eclectic tastes in everything from food to art to music and participate in as many different pastimes as I [...]

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Interview with Katherine Manderfield

by Sleddoggin Staff May 20, 2011

Name: Katherine Manderfield Kennel: Frosty Pines Racing Kennel Birthplace: Hancock, Michigan, USA Current Residence: Atlantic Mine, Michigan, USA Occupation: just being a kid Email: siriusmusher@hotmail.com Website: not yet Introduction To Our Musher I was born into a mushing family. My mom had Siberians when she was a kid and then she got my dad and [...]

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