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And so it begins (again)!

65 mushers*, 1,000 miles, and 1 (Last  Great) race: over the next two weeks at KNOM, we’ll be covering all angles of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, both on the air – 96.1 FM and 780 AM – and on this site. Iditarod is back, and we’re thrilled to bring you the latest in…

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Extended Interview: Sebastian Schnuelle Talks Iditarod 2012

Sebastian Schnuelle is a musher who’s raced the Iditarod and the Yukon Quest. But he wasn’t mushing in Iditarod this year: instead, he followed the mushers along the trail on a snowmachine, sharing his experiences through blogs, Facebook posts, and photographs. Now retired from competitive mushing, he has unique insight into how mushers approach the…

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An Insider, Reporting from the Sidelines: Sebastian Schnuelle in Ruby

Former Iditarod musher Sebastian Schnuelle isn’t mushing a sled dog team in 2012, but that doesn’t mean he’s staying off the trail. Following the trailbreakers and the mushers on his snowmachine – and reporting as an “armchair musher” for the Anchorage Daily News – Schnuelle brings a deep insight into the strategies of Iditarod mushers…

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Nikolai Roundup: Gebhardt, Berkowitz, Sass, Bailey, & Williams

At mid-week, it’s a time for rest for many of the mushers in Iditarod 40: including five of the competitors KNOM’s Laureli Kinneen interviewed last night in the checkpoint of Nikolai. Judging by their replies, the rest is well-deserved: the trail has presented challenges for both longtime veterans and Iditarod rookies. But, almost unanimously, the…

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Baker’s Dozen: Live Finishes of the Top 13

audio by the KNOM Staff; photos by David Dodman In the past two days, Nome has been buzzing with Iditarod; as of dinnertime Wednesday night, the top 19 mushers are in (with the 20th, Rick Swenson, in sight on Nome’s outskirts), and there are dozens more still to come. These two days have been filled…

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Schnuelle, “Stubborn” and Steady

text by David Dodman; audio by Laureli Kinneen Sebastian Schnuelle says he likes having a “big team,” and so far, he’s got one: as of 5pm Sunday, his 14 dogs make Schnuelle’s team the largest of Iditarod’s current top 10. In Kaltag, Schnuelle talked to KNOM trail reporter Laureli Kinneen about his “stubborn” approach to…

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