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Posts Tagged ‘ Jake Berkowitz ’

Revving Up: The Season’s First Races

January 1, 2013
Revving Up: The Season’s First Races

Race Updates: The Knik 200 Joe Redington Sr. Memorial in Knik, originally scheduled to begin January 5th; and the Don Bowers Memorial 100/200/300 in Willow, January 18, have both been cancelled due to poor conditions. Upcoming races still scheduled: The Copper Basin 300 in Glennallen, January 12th; the Kuskokwim 300 in Bethel, January 18;...
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Born to Run: Athletes of the Iditarod

June 11, 2012
Born to Run: Athletes of the Iditarod

When Albert Lewis moved to Alaska from Lake Tahoe, California, a couple of years ago, he brought with him the usual misperceptions and misunderstandings about sled dog racing. He was an avid fan of dogs, but like most opponents of the sport of racing sled dogs, he had no experience with the real deal....
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2012 Yukon Quest Recap

February 20, 2012
2012 Yukon Quest Recap

Commentary by Tim Looney, photos by Mark Gillett/Junglemoon Images After 9 days and nearly one thousand miles, the Yukon Quest is decided by mere seconds! In the closest finish in race history, Hugh Neff crossed the finish line 26 seconds ahead of Allen Moore, winning the 2012 Yukon Quest. It all began in Fairbanks,...
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2012 Yukon Quest – Halftime

February 10, 2012
2012 Yukon Quest – Halftime

The halfway point of the 1,000 mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race is Dawson City, Yukon Territory, where the mushers take a mandatory 36 hour rest and recuperation stop. The first musher in, Allen Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, will be the first musher out at 12:32 Friday morning, followed 19 minutes later...
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Knik 200 Joe Redington Sr. Memorial Sled Dog Race

January 5, 2012
Knik 200 Joe Redington Sr. Memorial Sled Dog Race

The 2012 Knik 200-Joe Redington Sr. Memorial Sled Dog Race came to an exciting, crowd-pleasing, but confusing finish on Sunday afternoon when four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey raced under the finish banner only moments ahead of 2010 Copper Basin 300 champion Jake Berkowitz. As the two teams swept out of the woods and down...
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Race Season Triple Kickoff

December 21, 2011
Race Season Triple Kickoff

The Alaskan sled dog racing scene got off to an exciting start this past weekend with three hotly contested and crowd-pleasing races, including the Sheep Mountain 150, which runs through the mountains and between lodges on the Glenn Highway west of Glennallen, the Alaska Excursions 120 in Big Lake, and the Two Rivers Dog Mushers Solstice 100 near Fairbanks....
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About Northern Light Media

Northern Light Media, founded in 2007, is an Alaskan company which publishes nonfiction books about Alaskan topics. Titles currently in print include The Matanuska Colony Barns (2013), Along Alaskan Trails (2012), Yukon Quest Album (2010), and The All Alaska Sweepstakes (2009). Northern Light Media has also produced a documentary DVD, Appetite & Attitude: A Conversation with Lance Mackey, about the four-time Iditarod & Yukon Quest Champion. Northern Light Media has produced two popular and well-attended Mushing History Conferences; and is an active supporter of the Northern Lights 300 Sled Dog Race, run in January, on the Iditarod Trail, from Big Lake to Finger Lake and return. You can contact us at helenhegener@gmail.com

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