Dogs in the Iditarod

ALASKA

The sport of sled dog racing is never more celebrated than in the Iditarod race across the heart of Alaska. Sled dogs are bred and born to run and there's nothing they love to do more...

You can just see it in their faces...

Another thing I love to bear witness to is the love between the mushers and their dogs...

There's always an intense excitement that permeates the air at the start of the race...

Though some are more composed...

Then the teams are out of the gate, beginning a 1000 mile run across Alaska to the Bering Sea coast in pursuit of Iditarod glory...

Another race has come and gone, and the final team crossed the finish line in Nome a few days ago. I can't wait to shoot it again next year!

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