Category Archives: Dog Racing 2007

Read about our 2007 race season

One Second, One Poop, One Bowl

We’re number ONE, We’re number ONE!! Yep, but not in the sense you normally here this mantra.  Nope, we switched it up a bit.  We like to do that to keep things interesting.  That damn number ONE haunted us this … Continue reading

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2007 Season Summary

2007 went exactly as we had hoped and planned for.  The end of the season is usually a downer since we spend so much time training and preparing and before we know it its over in a flash.  However, this year we … Continue reading

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2007 Midnight Run

It was our intention to run the team in the UP 200 this year; however, after assessing the health of the team after Wyoming we chose to withdraw and re-enter into the Midnight Run.  Too many of our veterans had … Continue reading

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IPSSSDR STAGE 8

What a morning it’s been!  The wind here in Mountain View is hellacious!  Noone lives here becuase it is so bad.  The Swingley team was late to the driver’s meeting becuase the wind blew their trailer into a ditch.  Then … Continue reading

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IPSSSDR STAGE 7

wHOOO WEEEEE!!!  We put together 12 relatively healthy dogs for this stage and they rocked!!  Bruce thinks they got through the 1000 mile slump and were just ready to roll.  Cracker and Quest led the entire race and set a … Continue reading

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IPSSSDR Stage 6

This is the 2nd toughest stage of the race and our goal was to have as many healthy dogs as possible for this one.  Last year we had only 9 dogs and Bruce had a miserable 8 hour run.  The … Continue reading

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IPSSSDR Stage 5

It was a crazy start this morning!  3 dogs came off the injured list, which is always a crap shoot.  We left with Cracker and Quest in lead who were both on the injured list so we were hoping they … Continue reading

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IPSSSDR STAGES 3 & 4

We finally got internet service!  We’ve been out in the mountains for two days without cell or internet service!  Stage 3 went very well and was actually alot better than the results show.  Bruce took all the yearlings for the … Continue reading

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IPSSSDR STAGE 2

The driver’s meeting got the nerves going for this first real stage of the race last night and strategies were juggled several times.  The mushers were told this would be the hardest stage of the race.  They could expect to … Continue reading

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IPSSSDR DAY ONE

Well we arrived in Wyoming safe and sound and the trip was eventless, but it was not without some small adventures which will tell you all about later.  I got the major stomach flu the night we arrived and was … Continue reading

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