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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dallas Seavey, winner of the 2012 Iditarod Sled Dog Race, visited the SUNNY 101.9 studio this morning to talk about his win as well as preview a speaking engagement set for later this evening in Marquette.
At 25 years of age, Seavey became the youngest musher to ever with the Iditarod this year. The Iditarod is considered to be the Granddaddy of all Mushing Events and is a 975-mile sled dog race across some of the nastiest and most difficult terrain in Alaska.
Seavey, who is the son of 2004 Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey, spent some time in the Marquette area training as a wrestler for a short time at the US Olympic Education Center at NMU before shifting his focus to mushing on a full time basis.
To listen to the interview and find out more about his experiences please click on the audio link below:
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