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Kasilof the outdoor activity of choice. Several professional mushers train their teams on Kasilof's trails, including Dean Osmar, the 1984 Iditarod champion, and his son Tim Osmar, the 2001 champ of the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest. These trails...
Zappa mushing for Bristol Bay

...said. "Put two girls together and you can have a bloodbath." Osmar was born into sled dog mushing. His father, Dean Osmar won the 1984 Iditarod race, the same year Tim Osmar won the Jr. Iditarod, a feat he accomplished three consecutive...
History in the making

...thrive on jobs like this." Perry and company have received help along the way from the Kasilof mushing community. Dean Osmar, the 1984 Iditarod champion, has offered his dog team to run the sled. Ray Rowley, a local cabinet maker, custom...
Search suspended for missing Kasilof kayaker

...that day, according to the report. Osmar's father, Dean Osmar, 1984 Iditarod champion, told the Coast Guard that...that day, according to the report. Osmar's father, Dean Osmar, 1984 Iditarod champion, told the Coast Guard that...
Speaker Mike Chenault gives Iditarod Champion Mitch & Janine Seavey Legislative Citation

...for the Last Great Race and set a lifetime goal of becoming the second Iditarod Champion for the Kenai Peninsula after Dean Osmar had become the first. In 2004 after placing in the top ten several times, that dream became a reality when Mitch won...
Closure impacts hundreds Peninsula businesses

East Side Set-netter 'No weakling here can take a chance They're weeded out like chaff No beardless youth or city dude Can stand the hard, hard gaff. Men and women with lots of guts, my lad- Crew that never cry For they have to fight from dawn to night Or else go down and die. With a twenty foot skiff On the rough and dangerous surf You have to pull like sin- The roaring waves will be your grave If ever you give in. You fight like hell with never a yell
Two-Time champion Mitch Seavey tells his tales of the Iditarod trail

Dean Osmar was the first dog musher from the Kenai Peninsula to ever win "The Last Great Race" in 1984 and it would be twenty years before...
New rules, course for T-200

...I'd have to really take a hard look at the team. They'd have to be in really, really good shape," he said. Dean Osmar of Kasilof, who started the T-200 back in 1984 and placed second in last season's race, said he also doesn't...
T-200 mushers ready, set ...

...other races around the state,? Stone said. As of Thursday, 17 mushers were signed up, including Mitch Seavey and Dean Osmar, both past Iditarod champions; Aliy Zirkle and Ramy Brooks, both past Yukon Quest champions; Allen Moore, this year...
Tustumena 200 still on track after 20 years

...has since died. Clarion file photo Dean Osmar remembers that day back in 1984 well...qualifier that?s what we had,? Dean Osmar, of Clam Gulch, said. Over the...Toll came in second at 29:34, Dean Osmar was third at 30:26, Kenai?s Dan...


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