Dallas Seavey

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Dallas Seavey
Dallas Seavey 2012 Iditarod Champion.jpg
Dallas Seavey in Anchorage, Alaska during the ceremonial start of the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Personal information
NationalityUnited States
BornMarch 4, 1987 (1987-03-04) (age 26)
ResidenceWillow, Alaska, USA
Websitedallasseavey.com
Sport
SportDogsled racing
Event(s)Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Yukon Quest
 
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Dallas Seavey
Dallas Seavey 2012 Iditarod Champion.jpg
Dallas Seavey in Anchorage, Alaska during the ceremonial start of the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
Personal information
NationalityUnited States
BornMarch 4, 1987 (1987-03-04) (age 26)
ResidenceWillow, Alaska, USA
Websitedallasseavey.com
Sport
SportDogsled racing
Event(s)Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Yukon Quest

Dallas Seavey (born March 4, 1987[1]) is an American dog musher, who won the 975-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the U.S. state of Alaska in 2012.

At age 25, Seavey became the youngest musher ever to win the Iditarod, winning the 2012 Iditarod in 9 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes, 26 seconds.[2][3] He is the son of 2004 and 2013 Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey. His grandfather, Dan Seavey, is also a veteran Iditarod musher, having competed in the first two Iditarod sled dog races in 1973 and 1974, in addition to the 1997 and 2012 races.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deseret News, Dallas Seavey is youngest musher to win Iditarod, March 14, 2012. URL last accessed 2012-10-29.
  2. ^ "Dallas Seavy First Into Nome - Youngest to Win!" Iditarod Insider Tuesday, March 13, 2012
  3. ^ Hopkins, Kyle "Dallas Seavey claims victory in Iditarod 40" Anchorage Daily News Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  4. ^ "Dan Seavey" Iditarod Insider Musher Profiles Accessed Wednesday, March 14, 2012
  5. ^ "Dan Seavey, Sr." Accessed Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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