The Long Year

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When you have a goal– a massive, life goal– there is a before, and there is an after. People talk a lot about a sense of loss. Inigo Montoya after killing the six fingered man: “Is very strange. I have been … Read More

Heart & Hard Choices

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I don’t so much have it in me to do the longwinded thing that I normally do. Today I emailed Iditarod and informed them I’d be withdrawing. We also sat down with the ATAO team here and made the decision … Read More

Health & Happiness

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During Iditarod, I felt fit as a fiddle. Or, mostly. My hands were super messed up. I couldn’t use zippers or do small tasks. As I mention in one of the recordings I made along the way, I could, at … Read More

Will

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When I was 8 or 9 years old, I decided I wanted to be a boy. I loved the way my undeveloped chest looked. Being a boy felt more correct to me. I asked my father one weekend, “Dad, can … Read More

New Recruits!

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Pretty exciting news… Today we added two more faces to the ATAO team. You may recall that Max and R2 will be leaving the race team for bigger and betterment pursuits- Max will join Sarah to start her kennel Dream … Read More

How to Follow the CB300

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It’s only TEN days til the Copper Basin! Are you ready? The race starts Saturday, January 12 at 10 am AK time. We’ll be posting a lot of content leading up to the race, and with the fantastic Human Team, … Read More

Solstice Surprise???

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Hey hey hey! We are so excited to welcome Chris L and meencat to our Monster Sponsor crew! They have sponsored Ophelia and R2 respectively over the last couple of weeks. We are preparing a really special Solstice Surprise for … Read More

Training Starts Now

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Much like every other day, training starts today. Last week, I realized we have 9 weeks to go til the Copper Basin. That’s not much time at all! With the lack of snow and hard trails, I had held back … Read More

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