Iditarod champion's dream started small - with little dogs
March 15, 2018
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Joar Ulsom's dreams of making it big in the dog-mushing world started small.
When he was a boy growing up in Norway, he watched videos of the world's most famous sled dog race and figured out a way he could replicate the Iditarod: He borrowed his neighbors' two small house dogs and had them pull him around on skis.
The dogs and equipment got bigger and better until he finally captured the biggest prize in the sport on Wednesday. The 31-year-old became the third person born outside the United States to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race that spans nearly 1,000 mi...
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