Tag Archives: Iditarod

The Gypsy Musher: Spring!

Join host, Iditarod and Yukon Quest musher, Hugh Neff as he brings you The Gypsy Musher live from Laughing Eyes Kennel in Tok, Alaska. On this episode we talk about sprint mushing, the Old Mail Trail race, this year’s Iditarod, the Kobuk 440 and the upcoming spring school tour. Visit The Gypsy Musher’s website   Listen now:   New Pets ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Rod Perry

Join hosts Robert and Michele Forto as the welcome author and one of the finishers of the first Iditarod race, Rod Perry to Mushing Radio. We will be talking about mushing history, the first Iditarod race, building sleds, and Rod’s books Trailbreakers Volume 1 and 2.  Here is a little about Rod: I first came to Alaska 51 years ago. ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Cindy Abbott

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Iditarod musher, Cindy Abbott to Mushing Radio. Cindy Abbott, age 55, was born and raised in Nebraska. After graduation from California State University, Fullerton, with a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology in 1996, she became a professor there. She currently lives with her husband Larry and daughter Teshia in Irvine, California. She teaches Health ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Tuuluuwak Sled Dogs

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Steven Laviolette from Tuuluuwak Sled Dogs on Mushing Radio. Steven talks about his fifth generation mushing family that has been working with sled dogs since the late 1800s. We talk about the Lance Mackey event coming to Tuuluuwak in March, Steven’s 16 year old daughter’s dream to race in the the Iditarod and Yukon ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Icebound

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes filmmaker, Daniel Anker to Mushing Radio. Icebound is a documentary film about the 1925 Serum Run expedition in Alaska and the lifesaving dog sled relay that carried the medicine to the people of Nome. Visit Icebound’s website Listen now: Find Additional Pets Podcasts with Dog Works Radio Show on BlogTalkRadio   Read More »

The Gypsy Musher heading to far off lands

Join hosts Hugh Neff and Robert Forto as the bring you The Gypsy Musher radio show live from the road. On this episode, Hugh hosts the show from the road in Chicago from Iditarod musher, Pat Moon‘s place as he prepares for his monumental trip to Norway to run races in Europe. Along for the trip are three of Hugh’s ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Jason Mackey

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Iditarod musher, Jason Mackey to Mushing Radio. If you know anything about mushing you have heard of the name Mackey. The family is as much to the sport as dogs and sleds. Starting with Dick and followed by his sons, Rick, Lance and Jason, the Mackey’s have been a force to be reckoned ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Taylor Steele

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes junior musher, Taylor Steele to Mushing Radio. Steele is 15 years old and lives in Pennsylvania. In the coming weeks she will arrive in Alaska to fulfill a dream of running the Junior Iditarod and the Willow Junior 100 with the family that has been involved with the sport of mushing since the first ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Beth Wheeler

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes Beth Wheeler to Mushing Radio. Wheeler is the race manager for the Don Bowers Memorial Sled Dog Race that will be held on January 18, 2013 starting in Willow, Alaska. The Don Bowers race is a qualifying race for the Iditarod and Yukon Quest and they run both a 200 and 300 mile ... Read More »

Mushing Radio presents Brent Sass

Join host Robert Forto as he welcomes 2012 Iditarod Rookie of the Year Brent Sass to Mushing Radio. Sass of Eureka, Alaska is a veteran of many Yukon Quests and now has attempted and completed the Iditarod with a very respectable, 13th place, earning him Rookie of the Year honors. Attitude is everything… says Brent.  A guy with this type ... Read More »