Watch the video to see who is on the 2019 Yukon Quest Team! Did you catch all 14 canine athletes?
In case you couldn’t catch all the canine athletes or have slow internet, the canine athletes of the Quest team are………… Jana, Rucu, Supai, Katy, Boone, Perm, Goblin, Lefty, CJ, Wingman, Uno, Fish, Wombat, and Cooke!
Human Support Staff
Job: Care for canine athletes on the trail and in checkpoints. Hold onto the sled. Try not to be dead weight.
Kalyn- Canine Sports Therapist and Straw Specialist
Job: Care for canine athletes during 12 hour mandatory layover between Braeburn and Carmacks as well as 36 hour layover in Dawson. Rake straw after the canine team leaves a checkpoint. Care for any canine athletes benched during the competition.
Derek- Transportation Manager and Dawson Carpenter
Job: Drive the canine athlete truck and keep it in good working order. Construct canine team housing in Dawson.
Katy Human (aka Mom)- Public Relations Manager and Mom
Job: Update the blog and social media. Do motherly things.
Jezzy and Sasha- Truck Companions
Job: Be cute yet obnoxious to keep human crew awake.
Tyler- Guide and Retired Athlete Caretaker
Job: Continue providing tours with Last Frontier Mushing Co-op and exercising the canine athletes at Ryno Kennel. Provide a warm cabin from retired canine athletes to sleep in.
Saeward- Canine Trainer and Co-op Logistics Coordinator
Job: Aid in running canine athletes at Ryno Kennel, in particular her Two Rivers 100 team. Manage the logistics of the Last Frontier Mushing Co-op.
You (yes you reading the blog)- Ryno Kennel Blog Readers and Canine Athlete Fans
Job- Cheer for the Ryno athletes and send good vibes to the Yukon Quest Trail!