And Now It Begins: Iditarod 2013 – Go Snowhook!
“Yesterday being only the ceremonial start,” Spence says.
“Good thing,” says Admin, “since although I was right there in front of the screen I must have blinked at a key moment.”
“For newcomers to the blog, our team is Snowhook – “
“Musher Justin, also known as AJ, CEO Rebecca – “
” – and Rose, Plunderer extraordinaire is on the scene, with Prof, her husband. Here’s a report from her.”
Alaska is awesome. Everyone should see Alaska and the Iditarod at least once in their lives! The people are very friendly. Yesterday [Friday], AJ, Rebecca, and handler Nick, took the Prof and I out on the trail. It was absolutely the most thrilling thing we will ever do in our lives. Prof and I even mushed our teams. There is nothing more exciting than being out on the trail, with a lovely snowfall!
Rebecca and AJ are the nicest people, most genuine people we have ever met. We are honored to meet them, and very lucky to be a part of the 2013 Iditarod!
“Plus,” says Spence, “Rebecca, despite how busy she must be, found time to get in touch:”
Our Ceremonial start was uneventful as far as our time on the trail, yet we had some highlights as well as low lights. Does Rose, Plunder Extraordinaire, giving Rio Jr. a pep talk count as a highlight? In my opinion, yes. I was also given some ‘cheesecake’ money by a fan of the kennel—that’s at least two highlights if Chet is counting.
“And here is a shot of the pep talk. Plus Prof, Rose, Rebecca, and AJ at the Mushers Banquet.”
“How proud are we to see the Chet patch?”
“Couldn’t be prouder.”
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