Montana musher Jessie Royer made history in Iditarod
In 1993, she finished third in her first race, a 130-miler in Ashton, Idaho, with dogs purchased from Iditarod legend Doug Swingley of Lincoln, a four-time winner and first non-Alaskan champion. A year later, at age 17, Royer became the first and ...
Reality Check w/ John Tracy: Have the Seaveys created an Iditarod dynasty?
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
They are all legends, including Susan Butcher, Lance Mackey, Martin Buser, Jeff King and Doug Swingley. At the time each of these champions was on their winning streak, the word dynasty was whispered. But consider, in the last six Iditarods, Dallas ...
Breaking Trail at the Iditarod, Alaska's 1000-Mile Dog Sled Race
The race has seen one five-time champion (Rick Swenson) and a handful of four-time champs (Jeff King, Dallas Seavey, Martin Buser, Doug Swingley, and Susan Butcher). The trail is now established, kept open, and groomed by an army of volunteers.
Champion musher chases elusive 5th Iditarod title
Mushing seems to be a sport of streaks, and other mushers have been able to cobble together four wins over a relatively short period including Martin Buser, Lance Mackey, Doug Swingley, Jeff King and the late Susan Butcher. But the fifth has remained ...