Four-time Iditarod champ Martin Buser still appears in control but other teams are trying to knock his fast-moving team off its schedule. Canadian Sebastian Schnuelle has grabbed the race lead, at least on paper.
The oldest musher in the 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race thought he was well prepared to take a dog team 900 miles. And then 65-year-old Kiwi Bob Storey met the real Alaska wilderness. Some of the best might make running the Iditarod look easy, but it's not.Craig Medred
A day spent flying low and dodging air congestion is well worth it, as a trike trip up to the Willow restart of the Iditarod provides a spectacular way of experiencing the Last Great Race.Rob Stapleton