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Maeva started out mushing running tours for Frank Teasly in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She is a rookie to the Eagle Cap Extreme and tells us her mushing highlight includes running through 2ft puddles in West Yellowstone. Her hobbies include kayaking, hiking, running dogs, and rafting.

  • Hometown:  Bozeman, Montana
  • Occupation:  Craft brewer
  • Hobbies:  Kayaking, hikin, running dogs, and rafting.
  • Number of Years Racing:  3
  • Kennel Name:  TSA
  • Number of Dogs:  28
  • Breeds Used:  Alaskan Huskies
  • Lead Dogs:  Montana City Atook
  • Sponsor:  Clayton Perry

Steve is a 4 year veteran of the Eagle Cap Extreme and was the 200 mile winner in 2011. Steve got started mushing after buying a dog from a fellow Washington musher, Don Duncan. His mushing highlight was finishing his rookie Iditarod with 15 dogs.

"Dream big and dare to fail." ~ Col. Norman Vaughn

  • Hometown: Cougar, WA
  • Age: 52  
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Hobbies: horses, sailing, and dogs
  • Number of Years Racing: 20+
  • Number of Dogs: 23
  • Breeds Used: Alaskan Husky
  • Lead Dogs: Colars and Carli

David says he got starting mushing by meeting the wrong people.  He says his mushing highlight is every time he runs, but he hopes to someday run the Beargrease.

  • Hometown: Bend, OR
  • Age:35
  • Occupation:  Carpenter
  • Hobbies: dog mushing, fishing, bowhunting
  • Number of Years Racing: 2
  • Kennel Name: Beatfeet Sled Dogs
  • Number of Dogs: 19
  • Breeds Used: Alaskan Husky
  • Lead Dogs: Yahtzee, Talli, Waddie, Honky, Emmy Lou
  • Sponsors: Ben Clark Construction and Beetfeet Sled Dogs

Gabe started her interest in mushing when her friend had a litter of pups when she was a teenager and she fell in love with the dogs.  Then after 2 years of helping train them she ran her first race, the Denali Dash 120.

She says her "favorite moments out on the trail are when I get to see my dogs really enjoying what they do.  Their energy is contagious and wonderful to be around."

  • Hometown: Bend, OR
  • Family: Wayne
  • Age:32
  • Occupation: Wildlife Tech for the USFS
  • Hobbies: mushing, fishing, and hiking
  • Number of Years Racing: 14
  • Kennel Name: Everymore Sled Dog Kennel (because there's ever more things to do, try, and learn)
  • Number of Dogs: 15
  • Breeds Used: Alaskan Huskies
  • Lead Dogs: Foxy, Weasel, Sigrid, Dietrich, Oreck, and Dawson  

Bino’s love of the outdoors is evident in his hobbies. “I never paddled a boat I didn’t like!”  he states.  He grew up im Phoenix and went to college in Tucson.  He traveled to Alaska in the summers to work in the fish industry. There, he says, he met the “wrong people...mushers.” He ran tours in Sun Valley from 1990-1998. He started his own kennel &  began racing to test himself & his huskies.

Bino’s mushing highlights have been numerous over 18 years, but he says the best came in 2005 when he got the opportunity to bring huskies to Wallowa County and met “the great people of this community.” Otherwise earning the veterinarian’s award for “Best Cared for Team” in both the ECX 100 & 200 has been the best experience in his career.  He says it’s a “tremendous honor to be recognized by the sport’s finest veterinarians for conservative decision making and dog driving.”

Fowler’s goals are to be a great husband, build a pole barn, remodel the kitchen & install flooring, fill his salmon tags, & steer clear of trouble.

  • Hometown: Bend, Oregon
  • Occupation: Electrician
  • Family: Wife and Dogs
  • Hobbies: Archery, Salmon Fishing, Orthopedic Surgery Patient
  • Number of Years Racing: 14
  • Kennel Name: Beat Feet Kennel
  • Number of Dogs: 20
  • Breed Used: Homegrown Alaskan Husky
  • Lead Dogs: Giddyup & Let’s Go

Clayton started mushing in 1998 with hounds to hunt lion and check trap line in the wilderness. In 2008 he switched to Alaskan Huskies. He lists his mushing highlight as receiving the Eagle Cap Extreme's "Best Cared for Team."  His goal is to keep on loving dogs for 50 more years.

Perry says his most embarrassing dog moment was when his team went "off course" in downtown Jackson Hole, Wyoming running over a cameraman and through spectator's lawns and gardens.

  • Hometown: Power, Montana
  • Occupation: Home Center Owner/Civil Engineer
  • Hobbies: Skiing, hunting, wilderness horse packing, and scuba diving
  • Family: Wife & 3 Daughters (Shianne, Madison, and Alex)
  • Number of Years Racing: 5 (2nd time to run the ECX)
  • Kennel Name: TSA (Teton Snow Army)
  • Number of Dogs: 28
  • Breeds Used: Alaskan Husky
  • Lead Dogs: Smoke & Ash
  • What’s Your Jam?  Ted Nugent