Dallas Seavey Becomes Youngest Yukon Quest Winner

Emily Schwing, KUAC – Fairbanks

Dallas Seavey crossed the Yukon Quest finish line last night to become the youngest winner in the history of the race.  Seavey finished the 1,000-mile race at 11 :05 pm on Tuesday, about half an hour ahead of second place musher Sebastian Schnuelle.

Seavey, 23,  earned more than $28,000 for winning the race from Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks.  23 teams competed in this year’s race, which started on Feb. 5.

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