Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson owns a record five Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race championships. The Two Rivers musher won his first in the 1,100- mile race across the state between Anchorage and Nome in 1977, won again in 1979, 1981 and 1982, while relying on his famed lead dog Andy, and with remarkable drama captured his fifth crown in 1991.

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Rick Swenson | Class of 2008 | People Category

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