It's fitting that one of the largest sponsors of Iditarod is Donlin Gold, a gold mining project hoping to operate near the same remote area of Alaska that mushers
pass through on their way between Anchorage and Nome.
A North Carolina physician hopes that his invention, Pee Pants, a device that was originally invented to give professionals like flight nurses a way to relieve themselves on the job, will help female mushers
relieve themselves without slowing down to peel off layers of clothes in freezing temperature, the New York Daily News reported.
Profile: Active in students' movement Musher
Al Masry was born in Beit Lahia village, northern Gaza Strip.
Some 67 mushers
and their eager dogs began the gruelling trek to Nome at the weekend in the Iditarod dog-sled race, with a ceremonial start amid the sounds of yapping huskies and crunching snow.
Being out in the elements can be rough on mushers
, but their four-legged teammates love the cold.
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They are happy when they run," said Kalle Leissner, a bearded Swedish musher
whose dog teams are part of a global boom in sled-dog racing and tourism that stretches from the snowy woods of Alaska to the sandy Outback of Australia.
Hopefully, there will be enough snow for the sled dogs to pull their musher
(driver) around the course on a proper sled.
of Alaska Fairbanks) is a journalist, musher
, and author of two books on sled racing.
TEI members and staff met in August with Treasury's International Tax Counsel Hal Hicks and IRS Associate Chief Counsel (International) Steven Musher
to discuss the Institute's comments on the proposed cost sharing regulations.
Willow's own Lori Townsend was the first musher
to leave on the more than 1,100 mile journey to Nome in western Alaska.
The girl doesn't want to be parted from her beloved friend, and their last night together is poignant - but also wonderful, because when they step outside for a final time, a dogsled with a musher
Fairbanks, Aladca Chena Hot Springs (800-478-4681) offers 15-minute rides with a veteran Iditarod musher
Just one of the race's rules: If a musher
comes across an angry moose and needs to kill it (moose can be deadly), he or she must stop racing and gut the animal, while any approaching musher
must stop and wait until the gutting is done.
In 2003 he flew to Alaska to help musher
Ken Anderson's team.