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More Iditarod Classics: Tales of the Trail Told by the Men & Women Who Race Across Alaska

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Picking up where the best-selling IDITAROD CLASSICS left off, MORE IDITAROD CLASSICS introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome. And do they ever have stories to tell! In their own words, as told to award-winning reporter Lew Freedman, famed champions Doug Swingley, Martin Buser, Jeff King, and others share their very best stories--how they came to love the race, train their dogs and themselves, and battle all manner of winter hardships challenging the elements in what some have called the most extreme long-distance competition in the world. Alaskan heroes including Emmit Peters, Ramy Brooks, and DeeDee Jonrowe. explain how, for many of them, the Iditarod has become more of a way of life than an annual sporting event and how the work of training their dogs and making the run to Nome is punishing--but not punishing enough to deter them from trying again next year.

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Picking up where the best-selling IDITAROD CLASSICS left off, MORE IDITAROD CLASSICS introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome.

Synopsis:

Picking up where the best-selling IDITAROD CLASSICS left off, MORE IDITAROD CLASSICS introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome. And do they ever have stories to tell! In their own words, champions and lesser knowns share their very best stories--how they came to love the race, train their dogs and themselves, and battle all manner of winter hardships challenging the elements in what some have called the most extreme long-distance competition in the world.

About the Author

Lew Freedman has written more than a dozen books about Alaska. A former sports editor at the Anchorage Daily News, Freedman is now outdoors-adventure writer for the Chicago Tribune.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780972494489
Author:
Van Zyle, Jon
Publisher:
Epicenter Press (WA)
Illustrator:
Van Zyle, Jon
Author:
Freedman, Lew
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
Winter Sports
Subject:
Mushers
Subject:
Dog racing
Subject:
Mushers -- Alaska.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 b/w photos
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
900x600

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Picking up where the best-selling IDITAROD CLASSICS left off, MORE IDITAROD CLASSICS introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome.

"Synopsis" by ,
Picking up where the best-selling IDITAROD CLASSICS left off, MORE IDITAROD CLASSICS introduces readers to more of the men and women who brave the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome. And do they ever have stories to tell! In their own words, champions and lesser knowns share their very best stories--how they came to love the race, train their dogs and themselves, and battle all manner of winter hardships challenging the elements in what some have called the most extreme long-distance competition in the world.

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