Anchorage to Nome by Dog Sled [S-18-5]

Presenter: Spencer Thew
Location: SUNY: Maxcy 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Tue 3:00 PM 04/24
Status: Course Closed

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Take a “trip” with our presenter down the Iditarod Racing Trail. He will share his experiences from his 1993 run. This presentation will focus on the goals of his team both prior to and during training for the race. He will discuss the challenges that happened on the trail and how the team managed those challenges to accomplish their goals.

Spencer Thew is a licensed Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor. He owned Atlantic Testing Laboratories for 40 years. For 52 years, he has taught Construction Engineering Management at Clarkson University. Spencer started recreational mushing in 1985 as a deterrent to working 80 hours per week. He has been racing sled dogs for over 30 years. Currently, he and his wife, Carolyn, own and manage “Call of the Wild Dog Sled Tours” on 670 acres in South Colton, N.Y.

Cap: 50



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