Didn't have to argue and send multiple emails with no response. if you love Dog Racing, inspirational sports stories or ever expect to find yourself racing against Lance Mackey (or any Mackey!) "They're the best dogs, hands-down," Mackey said after leaving the chute Wednesday. Please try again. Great story! Anyone can read what you share. Upon winning, Mackey kissed his dogs and his new truck. Mackey, 39, of Fairbanks has dominated the sport in recent years and is the 2007-2010 Iditarod champion. We're almost there, guys. : , Release date "Appetite and Attitude: A Conversation with Lance Mackey "is perhaps as revealing about the past that brought him to this point as what drives him today. , Product Dimensions Three dogs died in this year's race. : When he crossed the finish line at 4:05 a.m., a grinning Mackey was there to shake his hand. He was cheered across the finish line in Nome by family and friends, including his father, Dick Mackey, the 1978 Iditarod champion. King, from Denali, Alaska, received praise and gratitude from the Iditarod Trail Committee earlier this season when he donated $50,000 toward the 2010 Iditarod prize purse after learning the race was experiencing financial trouble because a shortage of sponsors. I received the new DVD in a couple of days and i sent the old DVD right back to them. I'm just blessed with an incredible dog team.". Fans mobbed him along the final 10 blocks, whooping and cheering and slapping his hand while chanting his name.

This is about as close as most fans can get to having a one-on-one with Lance Mackey. Mackey and King each carried one of the devices. jonrowe iditarod deedee alaskan musher :), Reviewed in the United States on July 11, 2016.

Mackey, a throat cancer survivor who says he began racing "at birth," was inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame in February "for capturing multiple titles in two of the world's longest sled dog races.". Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! you need to watch this video. Mackey says that his relationship with his team [of dogs] is more rewarding than another truck. He is quoted as saying They might not be the fastest team in this race but I think they have the biggest hearts.. He's won every Iditarod race since 2007, setting a record. Ferrari extend Massa contract until end of 2013, Univision fires anchor for racist Michelle Obama insult, 'Star Wars Episode 8' to be released May 2017, Talking Barbie is too 'creepy' for some parents, Scammer tries to swindle top tax-crime fighter, Alaskan musher Lance Mackey sets Iditarod record for most wins in a row, Mackey, a throat cancer survivor, completes 1,049-mile race in just under nine days, Mackey's father, 1978 Iditarod winner, says son "likes to get the best out of his dogs". : A "Red Lantern" will be presented to the last place finisher in the dog race, an Alaska tradition dating back to 1953, according to Alaska Magazine. Heres Lance Mackey, one of the greatest dog drivers of all time and still the only musher ever to win the two big 1000 milers in the same year, not once but twice. Mushers compete for a piece of an $875,000 purse, to be paid out among the top 30 finishers to reach Nome. Enhancements you chose aren't available for this seller. This was very interesting to interview Lance and gives us a good idea of the Iditarod race. She loves sled dogs, and has a dogsled and two siberian huskies that she loves pulling the sled every winter with her on it. In 2007 Lance Mackey made racing history when he won the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod back-to-back, two 1,000 mile races with most of the same dogs - an incredible feat of endurance, long considered almost impossible. Officials hope to expand the system to all participants in future races. Counting Mackey and King, 82 mushers were in the running. Winds were also severe. "I'm not much to brag very often, but damn, I'm going to this time," said Mackey, from Fairbanks, whose father and brother are past Iditarod winners.

And we both have become big fans of Lance Mackey. At the Nome finish line, his family greeted him and he took congratulatory phone calls from his father, Dick Mackey, and Gov. For his achievements Lance was nominated for a 2007 ESPY - Excellence in Sports Performance Award, and in 2008 he was named Sports Illustrated's #2 Toughest Athlete in the World. However, in the video, Appetite and Attitude, you can do just that. Mackey used many of the same dogs that competed in those races in the trek across some of Alaska's harshest terrain. : This year, organizers introduced a new tracking system that let fans follow online the real-time progress of 18 top mushers. : A 3-year-old female was struck by a snowmobile, and a 4-year-old male died Tuesday. mark, on her DVD player, and it did the same on my DVD player. So i emailed Amazon the day after Christmas and explained the problem and that the DVD was purchased in November as a Christmas present, and they sent me a new DVD right out to me even without me sending the old one first. Shipping cost, delivery date, and order total (including tax) shown at checkout. : continues journey : King, a 51-year-old musher from Denali Park, ran most of the trail with a full team of 16 dogs that looked remarkably fresh and alert as the race progressed. Not many of us have that opportunity. A necropsy will attempt to determine the cause of death of the two dogs, Iditarod officials said. Reviewed in the United States on December 8, 2012, Lance is a keeper.

Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. Unable to add item to List. A 45 minute video about the world's preeminent long distance sled dog racer - and a true Alaskan legend! Marshall trained with Mackey this season in preparation for his first Iditarod run. Mackey is a 39 year old throat cancer survivor. The race began March 6 in Anchorage. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. , ASIN , Run time ${cardName} unavailable for quantities greater than ${maxQuantity}. One wonders if Mackey's drive to gain the respect of his peers today might be more closely associated with that perception than perhaps even Mackey realizes, but "Appetite and Attitude" is exactly what it claims to be, an informal chat with the Lance Mackey about his life and his dogs. I really love the Iditarod Sled Dog race in Alaska.

, Studio as he drove his team down Nome's Front Street. Thanks. The latest out of the race was 43-year-old Steve Madsen of Cougar, Wash., who scratched Tuesday in Galena, citing concern for the health of his 11-dog team. Amazon.com was quick and very nice and hassle free Amazon was GREAT!!! Reviewed in the United States on November 1, 2014, Reviewed in the United States on July 29, 2016, I enjoyed it very much ! , Media Format

Lance Mackey won the Iditarod March 16. His lips did not stick to the truck, according to preliminary reports. You did such a good job.". Mackey's dogs also quarreled on the trail. We dont share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we dont sell your information to others. I don't think anybody trains them any better than he does. As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. The senior Mackey greeted his son at the finish line with a hug, saying, "You've done something that will never be repeated, son. "It was tough competition, but an easy race," King said at the burled arch. very interesting to interview Lance and gives us a good idea of the Iditarod race, Reviewed in the United States on May 24, 2016.

, Actors : Running an equally competitive race for third place were Ramey Smyth of Willow, Ken Anderson of Fairbanks, Martin Buser of Big Lake and Hans Gatt, a three-time Yukon Quest winner from Whitehorse, Yukon. ", Dick Mackey told race commentators his son "is highly competitive and he likes to get the best out of his dogs. It also analyzed reviews to verify trustworthiness. Musher Lance Mackey is seen in Wasilla, Alaska, on March 7. King finally dropped two dogs Tuesday at the checkpoint in White Mountain. Appetite and Attitude: A Conversation with Lance Mackey, Mark and Helen Hegener, Lance Mackey, Zorro, Larry, Lippy, Hobo, Handsome, Rev, Dred, and others, Explore together: Save with group virtual tours, Aspect Ratio "I don't know exactly how to explain it. Emmy award winner Donna Quante (The Golden Girls, Outstanding technical direction/electronic camerawork/video control for a series, Cameraperson; Donna J. Quante 1986) provided some excellent footage and Lance provided 45 minutes of fireside chat from his Comeback Kennel. Lance's indomitable lead dog, Larry, is the only dog in the world to win the coveted Golden Harness Award from both of these grueling races. (CNN) -- Alaskan musher Lance Mackey has won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and set an Iditarod record for most consecutive wins, according to race officials. of Northern light Studio did an excellent job of producing this intimate and engrossing interview. This is so cool. Past champion musher Jeff King came in third.

Anything about or to do with Lance Mackey I would enjoy Thanks for having it available. [{"displayPrice":"$19.95","priceAmount":19.95,"currencySymbol":"$","integerValue":"19","decimalSeparator":".","fractionalValue":"95","symbolPosition":"left","hasSpace":false,"showFractionalPartIfEmpty":true,"offerListingId":"8Su6yvxVZPnKN1a1YrkG8uRdhNvY%2BRV4HRt7Jut4U%2FsYF9%2FCA11YimkcK8quAztCbIfxzd9iLuSQc8KM3kPjiM%2FPOLmWfRfU8CgAieITQmopyrPhnd4RF6UyScvbu6ZO8%2FlwUgBO06dLRfuEiYpq9FxVPnI7ap4ttL0KY1DOl8ps4Ip229H7aQ%3D%3D","locale":"en-US","buyingOptionType":"NEW"}]. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. ", Mackey could be heard on the broadcast microphones speaking to his dog team just before reaching the famous burled arch on Nome's Front Street, "Nice, nice. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. You may receive a partial or no refund on used, damaged or materially different returns. NOME, Alaska Lance Mackey won his second consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday morning, completing the 1,100-mile journey in just under 9 days. ${cardName} not available for the seller you chose.

. He wins a new Dodge truck and about 50,000 bucks. Mackey said before the race started that the prize money is important so he doesn't have "to get a real job. A 7-year-old male, who showed signs of pneumonia, died Saturday.

Mackey's win was a repeat of his 2007 feat, when he became the first musher to win back-to-back runs in the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race and the Iditarod. It's Mark and Donna's voices you will hear other then Lance, and you can catch a glimpse of Helen and Donna with Lance at the Iditarod headquarters at the end. Mackey gets $69,000 and a new truck worth $45,000 for winning. Customer Reviews, including Product Star Ratings help customers to learn more about the product and decide whether it is the right product for them. In its 36th running, the Iditarod commemorates a run by sled dogs in 1925 to deliver lifesaving diphtheria serum to Nome. So i would recommend this DVD and Amazon.com to everyone, who wants a great DVD and great service..

: He also struggled with dogs stricken with diarrhea and slowed by unseasonably warm weather that marked much of the trail. This item can be returned in its original condition for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of receipt. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. This story just gives an insite to his childhood, parents and how he got into training and breeding his dogs. You can see that his dogs know that. I bought this for my Girlfriend for Christmas. Filmed at his Comeback Kennels near Fairbanks, Alaska, Lance talks about his dogs, his races, his family legacy and his dreams for the future! But Mackey's team was in better health in White Mountain, where mushers are required to take an eight-hour break before heading up the icy Bering Sea coast for the 77-mile homestretch to Nome. I like Lance Mackey and always have, ever since he started racing because he was the under dog and nobody believed he could win it. Five years later his father won the race by one second in a world-famous photo finish. The first DVD would freeze at the 18 min. Some of his dogs were coughing and one was in heat. Mackey battled hard against competitor Jeff King. Mackey completed the 1,049-mile Iditarod race, which was broadcast live on IditarodInsider.com, in just under nine days. Mackey is also a four-time champion of the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest race from Fairbanks to Nome as well as the record holder for the most consecutive first place finishes in that race. To add the following enhancements to your purchase, choose a different seller. The 37-year-old throat cancer survivor and 11 dogs crossed the finish line under Nome's burled arch at 2:46 a.m. ADT Wednesday. : Top subscription boxes right to your door, 1996-2022, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates, Eligible for Return, Refund or Replacement within 30 days of receipt, Learn more how customers reviews work on Amazon, Along Alaskan Trails: Adventures in Sled Dog History.

Arriving in Nome at 2:59 p.m. local time, Mackey's official time was 8 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes and 9 seconds. Twelve mushers have scratched since the start of the Iditarod and one has been withdrawn. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United States on May 19, 2013. Includes initial monthly payment and selected options. Lance, a cancer survivor, comes from a family of sled dog racing champions. Reviewed in the United States on January 5, 2009. Fourteen of the original 71 teams that entered this year's race have scratched en route. , Writers

: , Number of discs For much of the race Mackey tussled for the lead with four-time winner Jeff King, who closely tailed him from checkpoint to checkpoint.

Hes talking just to you or at least it feels like that. Second place in the Iditarod went to Yukon musher Hans Gatt. , Item model number He is the only individual to win the 1,100 mile dog sled race four consecutive times. The modern-day Iditarod trail crosses frozen rivers, dense woods and two mountain ranges, then goes along the dangerous sea ice up the Bering Sea shore. : His father Dick Mackey helped create the world's most famous race, the 1,049 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, in 1973. , Lance Mackey, Zorro, Larry, Lippy, Hobo, Handsome, Rev, Dred, and others, Producers ", Lance Mackey wins second straight Iditarod, covering 1,100 miles in 9 days with 11 dogs, https://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/12/sports/12iht-dogsled12.10990663.html.

Temperatures dropped to 30 below zero during the race.

Palin told Mackey: "You're a hero, and truly an inspiration to all of us.". The latest in the sports world, emailed daily.