Mitch Seavey through the years

Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey is interviewed after he crossed the finish line in Nome to win the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Bill Roth
Erik Hill/Anchorage Daily News 2003: Mitch Seavey has the 1,000-mile stare as he wakes up for breakfast Thursday moring in White Mountain on March 13, 2003.
Erik Hill
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2004: Jeff King and Mitch Seavey chat in White Mountain before they both head out onto the trail on March 16, 2004.
Marc Lester
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2004: Mitch Seavey of Seward pulls away from the Koyuk checkpoint during the Iditarod on March 15, 2004.
Marc Lester
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2004: Iditarod race leader Mitch Seavey wakes up with a cup of coffee at the White Mountain checkpoint just before capturing his first Iditarod victory on March 16, 2004.
Marc Lester
Jim Lavrakas/Anchorage Daily News 2004: With his wife Janine by his side, left, an exhausted Mitch Seavey poses with lead dogs Zebra and Tread at the finish line in Nome.
Jim Lavrakas
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News 2005: Mitch Seavey give his 8-year-old son Conway a hug after Seavey crossed the finiish line on Front Street in Nome during the 2005 Iditarod Wednesday morning.
Bill Roth
Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News 2007: Mitch Seavey, winner of the 2004 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, greets the audience at the start of the Wildride Sled Dog Show on May 30, 2007.
Marc Lester
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2010: Former Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey of Seward enters the chute during the Iditarod Restart in Willow on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010.
Bill Roth
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2011: Former Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey reaches out to the crowd during the Iditarod Restart in Willow on Sunday, Mar. 6, 2011.
Bill Roth
ERIK HILL / Anchorage Daily News 2012: Mitch Seavey finishes off a hot dog after stopping to offer his team a bite at the Horizon Lines party during the ceremonial start of the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Saturday March 3, 2012 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Midtown.
Erik Hill
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2012: Mitch Seavey talks with his son Dallas Seavey at the Ruby checkpoint of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Friday, March 9, 2012. Dallas went on to win the Iditarod in 2012.
Marc Lester
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2012: Mitch Seavey leaves the Ruby checkpoint of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Friday, March 9, 2012.
Marc Lester
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Mitch Seavey, of Seward, AK, walks to the head of his team at the starting line of the 2013 Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Willow on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey was the first musher to reach the Bering Sea coast when he drove his dog team into Unalakleet on Sunday morning, Mar. 10, 2013.
Bill Roth
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at Unalakleet on Sunday, Mar. 10, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Bill Roth
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey looks back down the trail for Aaron Burmeister after arriving in Unalakleet on Sunday morning, Mar. 10, 2013. Mitch Seavey is the 2004 winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. (Photo by Bill Roth, Anchorage Daily News)
Bill Roth
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Bill Roth
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News Mitch Seavey is interviewed after he crossed the finish line in Nome to win the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Bill Roth
Erik Hill/Anchorage Daily News 2003: Mitch Seavey has the 1,000-mile stare as he wakes up for breakfast Thursday moring in White Mountain on March 13, 2003.
Erik Hill
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2004: Jeff King and Mitch Seavey chat in White Mountain before they both head out onto the trail on March 16, 2004.
Marc Lester
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2004: Mitch Seavey of Seward pulls away from the Koyuk checkpoint during the Iditarod on March 15, 2004.
Marc Lester
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2004: Iditarod race leader Mitch Seavey wakes up with a cup of coffee at the White Mountain checkpoint just before capturing his first Iditarod victory on March 16, 2004.
Marc Lester
Jim Lavrakas/Anchorage Daily News 2004: With his wife Janine by his side, left, an exhausted Mitch Seavey poses with lead dogs Zebra and Tread at the finish line in Nome.
Jim Lavrakas
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News 2005: Mitch Seavey give his 8-year-old son Conway a hug after Seavey crossed the finiish line on Front Street in Nome during the 2005 Iditarod Wednesday morning.
Bill Roth
Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News 2007: Mitch Seavey, winner of the 2004 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, greets the audience at the start of the Wildride Sled Dog Show on May 30, 2007.
Marc Lester
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2010: Former Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey of Seward enters the chute during the Iditarod Restart in Willow on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010.
Bill Roth
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2011: Former Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey reaches out to the crowd during the Iditarod Restart in Willow on Sunday, Mar. 6, 2011.
Bill Roth
ERIK HILL / Anchorage Daily News 2012: Mitch Seavey finishes off a hot dog after stopping to offer his team a bite at the Horizon Lines party during the ceremonial start of the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Saturday March 3, 2012 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Midtown.
Erik Hill
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2012: Mitch Seavey talks with his son Dallas Seavey at the Ruby checkpoint of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Friday, March 9, 2012. Dallas went on to win the Iditarod in 2012.
Marc Lester
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2012: Mitch Seavey leaves the Ruby checkpoint of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Friday, March 9, 2012.
Marc Lester
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Mitch Seavey, of Seward, AK, walks to the head of his team at the starting line of the 2013 Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Willow on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey was the first musher to reach the Bering Sea coast when he drove his dog team into Unalakleet on Sunday morning, Mar. 10, 2013.
Bill Roth
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at Unalakleet on Sunday, Mar. 10, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Bill Roth
Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey looks back down the trail for Aaron Burmeister after arriving in Unalakleet on Sunday morning, Mar. 10, 2013. Mitch Seavey is the 2004 winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. (Photo by Bill Roth, Anchorage Daily News)
Bill Roth
BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News 2013: Mitch Seavey was the first musher to leave White Mountain on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013, during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Bill Roth
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