Aliy Zirkle of Two Rivers, Alaska, runs SP Kennel with husband Allen Moore, winner of the last two runnings of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. They believe humans are the weakest link in mushing. Alaska huskies do what they do best: run.
"Blue heeler heels cattle, black lab retriever retrieves things, Alaska huskies pull and run. It’s just kind of a no-brainer," says Zirkle, who in 2000 became the first woman to win the 1,000-mile Quest between Alaska and the Canadian Yukon.
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