is an America dog musher
, who won the 1,112-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
across the U.S. state
Seavey competed in his first Iditarod in 1982, and in every race since 1995. In the 1995 race, he started in Seward
, and completed the entire length of the Iditarod Trail
. He won the 2004 Iditarod in 9 days, 12 hours, 20 minutes, and 22 seconds. He has also won the Copper Basin 300 twice, the Klondike 300, the Kusko 300, and the Grand Portage Passage race in the state of Minnesota
once. In 2008 he won the historic All Alaska Sweepstakes race with a record-breaking time of 74 hours, 14 minutes and 37 seconds. .Klott, Kevin, Fairbanks News Miner
, March 29, 2008, retrieved May 19, 2009.
Seavey was born in Minnesota
, and grew up in Seward, Alaska
. He lives in Sterling, Alaska
with his wife Janine and four sons Danny, Tyrell, Dallas, and Conway where they run the Ididaride Sled Dog Tours. Danny has run in the Iditarod, and in the 2005 Iditarod
both Tyrell and Dallas competed.
Seavey is sponsored by J.J. Keller and Associates, Inc.
- Cabela's. . Retrieved March 16, 2005.