Peter Kaiser (musher)

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Peter Kaiser
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
BornMay 6, 1987
Bethel, Alaska
ResidenceBethel, Alaska, USA
WebsiteTeam Webpage
Sport
CountryUSA
SportDogsled racing
Event(s)Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Kuskokwim 300

Peter Kaiser is an American dog musher who won the 2019 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.[1] Kaiser is the first Yup’ik musher and the fifth Alaska Native to win an Iditarod championship.[2][3] He is from Bethel, Alaska.[4] He graduated from Bethel High School in 2005. [5]

Kaiser's rookie Iditarod was in 2010, when he completed the race in 28th place. He has competed in the Iditarod every year since and is a four-time, consecutive Kuskokwim 300 champion.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bethel's Peter Kaiser wins the 2019 Iditarod". KTVA Alaska. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  2. ^ Maguire, Sean (13 March 2019). "Peter Kaiser wins 2019 Iditarod". KTUU Alaska. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  3. ^ Richard, Walker (13 March 2019). "Yup'ik Musher Wins Iditarod". Indian Country Today. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  4. ^ Mark, Thiessen (13 March 2019). "Iditarod winner's journey began as a boy racing sled dogs". San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  5. ^ https://iditarod.com/race/2019/mushers/359-Peter-Kaiser/
  6. ^ Brad, Joyal (Jan 21, 2018). "Peter Kaiser captures fourth consecutive Kuskokwim 300 title". Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.
  7. ^ Hanke, Terri (13 March 2019). "Kaiser Iditardod XLVII Champion". Iditarod.com. Retrieved 13 March 2019.