Chasing Sled Dogs and Mushers at the Iditarod

March 9, 2015

By Jeff Schultz

© Jeff Schultz

 Cliff Wang’s lead dogs kick up the soft snow at the Iditarod's ceremonial start in Anchorage in 2005. For lack of snow in Anchorage, the ceremonial start of the 2015 race took place March 8 in Nome.

As official photographer of the Iditarod since 1980, Jeff Schultz is following the race once again this week by air and snowmachine. The following is an excerpt from his self-published book Chasing Dogs, which documents the race and Schultz’s adventures covering it for more than 30 years.   The Iditarod tests a person in so many ways. And it’s a...

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