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Iditarod 2010

In Nikolai: Zack Steer

Musher Zack Steer was in an appreciative mood when he pulled into Nikolai on Tuesday. When our on-the-trail reporter Laureli caught up with him, he was…

In Nikolai: Aliy Zirkle

What will it take to make it to Nome in first place? Veteran musher Aliy Zirkle says she’ll need “a good dog team” and a double…

In Nikolai: Mitch Seavey

Mitch Seavey was doing better than he’d expected when he arrived in Nikolai on Tuesday morning, but as he told our race reporter Laureli, he still…

Pat Moon Scratches

Rookie musher Pat Moon scratched from Iditarod 38 on Tuesday afternoon. According to Iditarod headquarters, Moon crashed his sled in the Dalzell Gorge, a difficult and…

In Nikolai: Hugh Neff

What sort of team might be most likely to win Iditarod 2010? Hugh Neff talked briefly with us while he was in the Nikolai checkpoint, and he…

In Nikolai: John Baker

Our race reporter Laureli caught up with Western Alaskan musher John Baker (from Kotzebue, AK) when he was in Nikolai. He briefly shared his experiences and…

Kirk Barnum Scratches

A fourth musher has scratched from Iditarod 38. Kirk Barnum scratched at the Rainy Pass checkpoint at 11:20am (Alaska Time), late Tuesday morning. Barnum scratched with…

In Nikolai: Jeff King

How’s Jeff King’s team doing? The former Iditarod champ spent a few minutes with us in the Nikolai checkpoint, and his outlook remained positive, although he…