Posts Tagged: sled dog racing

Nix, Seavey, Swayman finalists for men’s Pride of Alaska Award

May 1, 2021

Prep-to-pro basketball star Daishen Nix of Anchorage, record-tying Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey of Seward and NHL rookie-of-the-year candidate Jeremy Swayman have been selected by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors as finalists for the 2021 men’s Pride of Alaska Award. The competition for the award was stacked as honorable mention included stock… Read more »

Five-time champ Seavey named Alaska Athlete of the Week

March 22, 2021

Dallas Seavey was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after capturing his fifth championship in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The Talkeetna musher now joins Rick Swenson as the race’s winningest musher. Seavey reached the Deshka Landing finish line at 5:08 a.m., completing the shortened race in 7 days, 14 hours, 8 minutes and… Read more »

Aniak musher Diehl named Alaska Athlete of the Week

February 22, 2021

Aniak musher Richie Diehl was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after winning the Kuskokwim 300, a race he grew up watching and dreaming of winning. Diehl, 35, posted a time of 36 hours, 8 minutes and took a 43-minute win over his good friend, Pete Kaiser, a five-time champion from Bethel who finished second. His… Read more »