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Yukon Quest: The Story of the World’s Toughest Sled Dog Race

by Sleddoggin Staff April 3, 2012

Yukon Quest: The Story of the World’s Toughest Sled Dog Race Over beer and hamburgers at the Two Rivers Lodge near Fairbanks, Alaska, a small group of mushers conceived a gutsy idea for a new sled dog race that would be more challenging than any other marathon race in the Far North. In 1984, mushers [...]

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Alaska’s Great Race – The Susan Butcher Story

by Sleddoggin Staff March 31, 2012

Alaska’s Great Race – The Susan Butcher Story “ALASKA’S GREAT RACE” Susan Butcher and her dog team are struck by tragedy in her bid to win the 1985 Iditarod, the most demanding sled dog race of all. The Iditarod Trail covers 1,049 miles through mountain ranges and over frigid sea ice, from Anchorage to Nome. [...]

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For What He Could Become: A Story of War, Friendship, Alcoholism, Homelessness, and the Purifying Power of Alaska’s Iditarod Sled Dog Race

by Sleddoggin Staff March 21, 2012

For What He Could Become: A Story of War, Friendship, Alcoholism, Homelessness, and the Purifying Power of Alaska’s Iditarod Sled Dog Race The story is about Bill Williams, half Irish, half Athabaskan Indian who leaves his native village after a disastrous bear hunt, works on a Yukon Riverboat, searches for gold, helps build the AlCan [...]

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Alaska’s Iditarod, The Susan Butcher Story. Emmy Winner pt 1

by Sleddoggin Staff March 10, 2012

“Alaska’s Great Race; The Susan Butcher Story” – Emmy Award winning documentary available on DVD for the first time (see my website listed below to order). Susan Butcher and her dog team are struck by tragedy in her bid to win the 1985 Iditarod, the most demanding sled dog race of all. The Iditarod Trail [...]

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The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto (Step-Into-Reading)

by Sleddoggin Staff March 1, 2012

The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto (Step-Into-Reading) Illus. in full color. List Price: $ 3.99 Price:

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Flying Poodles – A Christmas Story a new Children’s Holiday Classic just in time for Christmas

by Sleddoggin Staff February 26, 2012

Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 A new Christmas classic has been released just in time for the holidays, written by Karen Morss and illustrated by Ginger Nielson. An emergency, a rescue, an adventure and the most adorable cast of characters to meet Christmas in ages, Flying Poodles is sure to become one of [...]

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Yukon Quest 2012 Hugh Neff Story on NBC 5 Chicago Feb 19 YQ2012

by Sleddoggin Staff August 28, 2011

Story about Hugh Neff aired on NBC channel 5 in Chicago Feb 19, 2012. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic

by Sleddoggin Staff June 3, 2011

The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic “A stirring tale of survival, thanks to man’s best friend . . . reflects a transcendent understanding and impeccable research.”—Seattle TimesIn 1925, a deadly diphtheria epidemic swept through icebound Nome, Alaska. The life-saving serum was a thousand miles away, [...]

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Storm Run: The Story of the First Woman to Win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race Reviews

by Sleddoggin Staff April 29, 2011

Storm Run: The Story of the First Woman to Win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race In 1985, Libby Riddles made history by becoming the first woman to win the 1,100-mile Iditarod Sled Dog Race. This brand-new edition of Riddles’s timeless adventure story is complete with updated narrative details, sidebars on all aspects of the race, [...]

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Dog Training – How To Stop Barking, The Story Of Balto, And More

by Sleddoggin Staff March 22, 2011

Balto was a sled dog that saved the small town of Nome, Alaska from a diphtheria outbreak. After facing blizzards, freezing temperatures and near death, Balto became an overnight hero. Balto and his sled dog team went on a tour of the United States. A statue of Balto was erected in New York’s Central Park. [...]

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The Untold Story of Surviving Severe Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

by Sleddoggin Staff March 1, 2011

Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) February 21, 2006 In 1994, while competing in her third Iditarod Dr. Catherine Mormile was severely carbon monoxide poisoned in an unventilated checkpoint shelter tent. The poison caused severe brain damaged, leaving her with an IQ that dropped from 140 to 76, and a broken spirit. After emerging from her coma at [...]

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