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Juneau's Florence Nikles won another slalom at Mount Alyeska on Monday, upping her weekend performance to three victories in four Junior 2 girl's races.
Robby Schachle turned in the fastest lap while Mike Hardy edged Chris Schachle by a second during a vintage cross-country snowmobile race at Houston Lodge on Sunday.Anchorage Daiily News
What's happening in sports and recreation around Anchorage
For decades, the spring spectacle in the Hoodoo Mountains known as Arctic Man has dished out thrills aplenty for speed junkies. With Tesoro as the new title sponsor, the winning men's team this year will earn a whopping $25,000.Mike Campbell
Hometown hero Hans Gatt of Whitehorse finally ended Lance Mackey's magic in distance dog mushing by holding off the four-time champion to win the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race in record-shattering fashion on Monday. Mike Campbell
Anchorage nordic skiers James Southam and Holly Brooks finished below 40th place in their respective freestyle distance races today at the Winter Olympics.
After his bid for a fourth title seemed doomed less than a day ago, Canadian musher Hans Gatt on Sunday night recaptured the lead in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race that's about to shatter the race's speed records.Mike Campbell
After skier Chet Fehrmann caught biker extraordinaire Peter Basinger near the halfway point of the Susitna 100 distance carnival on Saturday, his spirits were lifted -- and not just by Saturday's sunshine.Mike Campbell
Juneau's Florence Nikles convincingly won the women's Alyeska Cup slalom in difficult conditions Sunday at Mount Alyeska.
Christian Taveau maintained his lead Sunday to win the three-day Raven Electric 10-Dog Championships at Tozier Track, holding off Brian Sanford. Greg Sellentin of Willow, who ran just eight dogs each day, finished third.Anchorage Daiily News