14— Charlie Conner from Loon Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Charlie is a member of the Peter Ballantine Cree Nation, and a multi-generational mushing family. In fact, “Conner” is Scottish family name that means dog lover. He was raised on the Ma-Mow-We-Tak circuit and is passionate about sharing dog mushing with his family and others. When he’s not racing or touring in the winter, he loves being a Land Based Teacher. Three years ago, Charlie started the Connor Family Racing & Tours, and promotes dog sledding in western Canadian schools. He placed in last year’s Northern Manitoba Trappers Festival.