Join a Mushing Club

Join a Mushing Club

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May 20, 2012

If you are interested in sled dogs and want to join a dog mushing club

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About George Attla

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Feb 6, 2012

GEORGE ATTLA of Huslia, Alaska The legendary open-class sprint dog racer has won more Fur Rendezvous World Championships (10 wins) than any other musher to date.  He won 8 North American World Championships and 9 ISDRA unlimited class metals. His book, Everything I know about Training and Racing Sled Dogs, is still considered the musher’s […]

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Real Dogmen

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Feb 6, 2012

George Attla will never hesitate to tell you that there were many amazing dogmen who helped him over his long sled dog racing career. The stories that go along with these Native people are just as remarkable: from one old-timer who built a racing sled and delivered it on the day before George’s first Fur […]

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Spirit of the Wind

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Feb 6, 2012

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Books About George Attla

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Feb 6, 2012

Spirit of the Wind (book) by Lew Freedman The Story of George Attla, Legendary Sled Dog Sprint Champion: In 1958, no one in the Fur Rendezvous World Championship Sled Dog Race knew the Athabascan Indian from Huslia who limped to the starting line in Anchorage. But when he finished with the winning time, George Attla […]

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Books by George Attla

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Feb 6, 2012

Everything I Know about Training and Racing Sled Dogs by George Attla, edited by Bella Levorson In the first comprehensive book ever written about sled dog racing, George Attla, one of the world’s top-ranking mushers, passes on all the secrets he has learned in a lifetime devoted to this highly competitive sport. George tells everything […]

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By George It’s Been 50 Years

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Feb 6, 2012

From a speech by Ginger Attla at the celebration of George Attla’s  50 Years of Competitive Racing. The event was held in Huslia in April 2008. In 1958 at the age of 24, George began his career in dog racing by winning the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous. Everybody knows that George’s racing team was made up […]

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Tok Race of Champions

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Feb 6, 2012

TOK RACE OF CHAMPIONS The last race of the Alaska dog mushing season, the Tok Race of Champions, held since 1954, is one of the oldest sled dog races in the state. Located in the Tanana Valley between the Tanana River and the Alaska Range and known also as one of the centers of dog […]

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