Monthly Archives: January 2024

#15 JR Anderson

15 — JR Anderson from Buyck, Minnesota.   Age 44. A native of Minnesota, JR Anderson has dedicated over 20 years to the sport of endurance canines. He and wife, Anna ‘Chapman’ Anderson, own the River Rock Kennel in Buyck, Minnesota. When not racing dogs, JR can be found playing with his daughter Sara and… Read more »

#14 Charlie Conner

14— Charlie Conner from Loon Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. Age 42. 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… Read more »

#13 Mike Bestgen

  13— Mike Bestgen from St. Cloud, Minnesota. Age 65. “My wife, Vicki and I have four adult children, and ten grandchildren. I’ve been racing long and middle distances the last 25 years, and hope to continue doing it for a while yet,” Mike says. He’s a three time winner of the WolfTrack Classic Sled… Read more »