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Pete Kaiser Talks Dogs, Sled Trailer, And Rest Strategy At The Tanana Iditarod Checkpoint

Mar 8, 2017

Bethel musher Pete Kaiser after claiming his second consecutive Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race victory in 2016.
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Bethel musher, and last year's fifth place Iditarod finisher, Pete Kaiser left the Tanana Iditarod checkpoint in third position at 1:07 a.m. this morning after resting 4 hours and 34 minutes. Before leaving for the race's next stop in Ruby, APRN's Ben Matheson talked with Kaiser about his dogs, sled trailer, and rest strategy for this year's race.