We have received reports that the winner of the 8 dog team class in 2013, Taisto Torneus, has scratched this year’s race when he passed Gubbhögen on his way back to Strömsund.
A trademark for the Amundsen Race has been its nice, happy and helpful volunteers. It seems that the tradition was carried on this year also! Thank you to all of you wonderful volunteers for helping out, making this race an … Continued
The journey for spanish mushers Julian (the father) an d Uxue (the daughter) Zufiaurre ends in Norråker 2. Our photographer Martin Wagenius catched a picture of them while they were out on the third leg, in the area of Norråker, … Continued
For several years now, Cia Sundkvist has been involved in organizing the Amundsen Race, as she did this year also but instead of helping out as a volunteer during the race itself, she decided to race with her 8 dog … Continued
Kevin Koene from the Netherlands is another jolly musher. Last year, because of a snowstorm and after a lot of thinking and torment, he decided to scratch the race. Now, he’s trying anew. There is also a lot of snow … Continued
The leading dog teams deserve a lot of attention and are worthy of our admiration, as well as the mushers with less experience of long distance races who are really doing their best to get to the finish line. French … Continued
It seems pretty sure that Petra Kunz, Taisto Torneus and Linda Ahnlund are the three ones fighting for the medals at the Swedish championship for the 8 dog team class, but who will get which medal? We’ll have the answer … Continued
Is Håkan Nisula sure to be Swedish champion in the 12 dog class? His 26 minutes’ lead on his closest competitor, Marco Wyss, has now grown to a lot more as Marco Wyss hasn’t left the checkpoint yet. This also … Continued