Musher's journey from feeding sled dogs to winning Iditarod
March 14, 2019
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A young Pete Kaiser had the drive to learn about racing sled dogs and the family and community to support his passion. Years later, he won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Growing up, Kaiser had plenty of sled dogs to choose from at his parents' kennel in Bethel, a rural community in southwest Alaska. He got his first taste of success as a senior in high school when he won a 65-mile (105-kilometer) race. From there, the competitions and prizes kept getting bigger.
On Wednesday, the 31-year-old captured the crowning glory in the sport, the Iditarod, a grueling tes...
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