Monthly Archives: October 2016

Clayton Perry

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Clayton Perry from POWER, MONTANA. “When Clayton Perry starts hooking his sled dogs into their harnesses, they know it’s time to run,” Dillon Kato reported in the Missoulian. A civil engineer and home-center owner, Clayton operates T.S.A. Kennels and says that he can’t wait to start running them this year. He’s a… Read more »

Liz Roberts

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Liz Roberts from SLC, Utah 8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP #9 — Liz Roberts from SLC , Utah Liz Roberts, from Salt Lake City Utah. I’m 26. I started running dogs with a tour team in park city. I’ve since ran dogs for Streeper kennels and now for sky rider ranch, A young living… Read more »

Rusty Wilsey

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Rusty Wilsey from Pinedale , Wy MEET THE 2018 EUKANUBA 8-DOG CLASSIC COMPETITORS: Rusty Wilsey from Pinedale, Wyoming. Rusty grew up in southwestern Washington running the family hunting hounds. Three years ago he handled dogs for his girlfriend during the 8-dog and fell in love with the sport. He began running dogs,… Read more »

Jane Devlin

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Jane Devlin from BEND, OREGON. A professional dog trainer, Jane moved to Bend, Oregon over ten years ago. In addition to being a certified Pet Dog Trainer, she writes environmental books for children. Jane has spent many years rescuing Siberian Huskies and has attended Mushing Boot Camp with Anne Stead and Jaimie… Read more »

Jenny Roddewig withdrawn

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Jenny Roddewig from Bozeman, Montana Jenny is a Montana State University student from Bozeman, and a second-generation musher who has competed in stage, mid-distance, and distance races across the lower 48 and Alaska. She and her husband, Mike, live in a cabin they built themselves with their 13 huskies. They enjoy backcountry… Read more »

Jordon Hillock

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Jordon Hillock from Minersville, Utah Jordan began mushing with Chirs Adkins’ Montana Dawg Company in 2013, operating tours in Park City, Utah. Under Chris’ guidance, Jordan ran the 2015 Race to the Sky 100 and says, “I was hooked and slowly worked towards building my own dog team, while continuing to run… Read more »

Tim Thiessen

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP — Tim Thiessen from LEADVILLE, COLORADO. ​Tim’s passion for dog sledding began in 2003 when he was hired to work at a local dog yard. His desire to train his own team grew while working for another musher, and when given the opportunity to rescue several Alaskan Huskies, Tim’s dreams soon turned… Read more »

Gabe Dunham

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Gabe Dunham from Bend,Oregon As a teenager, Gabe started her mushing career with a single puppy from the local dog pound in Valdez, Alaska. She moved to Willow, Alaska for 8 years where she where she fell in love mushing and long distance racing. In 2011, Gabe relocated to Bend, Oregon where… Read more »

Fernando Ramirez

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Fernando Ramirez from Peoa, Utah “I’ve been racing sled dogs since I was a kid,” Fernando states on his race application. He and his wife Dana have 40 sled dogs and have owned a touring company for the last nine years at their Ranch, Rancho Luna Lobos in Peoa, Utah. Fernando’s goal… Read more »

Linda Pierce

8-DOG CLASSIC LINEUP Linda Pierce from Okanogan, Washington Linda began running dogs in 2011 after retiring from a successful career in law enforcement. She started out skijoring with two dogs and now has a kennel of 15 dogs which include Alaskan Huskies and Hound Cross team members. Linda lives with her husband, two mules and… Read more »

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