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Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...the biggest shooting star came down. He made it. My mom told me so."Attla was widely considered the best sprint sled dog racer to ever compete.He captivated fans with his underdog story. He suffered tuberculosis as a boy, spending much of...

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Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

...with B-cell lymphoma.Attla was known as the "Huslia Hustler" and was widely considered to be the best sprint sled dog racer ever to compete. In his career, he won eight North American Open Championship titles and 10 Fur Rendezvous World...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/crowd-gathers-in-fairbanks-to-rememb
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When temperature dips, dogs need special care

...forming between the pads of your dog's feet, Allen recommends a product called Musher's Secret. Developed by sled dog racers, the salve coats the hair between the pads and prevents snow and ice from building up.Dog vests are another popular...

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History in the making

...mushers had to take everything from camp supplies to dog feed to get all the way through or they would die. Today, sled dog racers can travel the nearly 600 mile stretch from Nome to Iditarod in three or four days, Perry said. The fastest recorded...

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Minnesota man finds his true passion: dogsledding

...he usually finishes in the upper one-fourth of sled dog racers. Most of his races are one- or two-day events that...Larson gets noticed. He's among a minority of sled-dog racers who prefer to run purebred Siberian huskies in place...

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