18 — Christina Gibson from Carlton, Washington.
Christina decided she wanted to run and win the Iditarod after seeing the animated movie “Balto,”. She ran a dog for the first time at the age of twelve and started building her own team a year later. Christina now owns Whiteout Racing Kennel, a professional race team based in Washington state’s Methow Valley.
She’s a dog trainer and social media marketer living in the North Cascades of Washington. Christina ran the 2019 Eukanuba 8-Dog Classic and finished 3rd Place. “I’m excited to come back to Wyoming and learn from some of the best at this year’s Stage Stop.”