‘Team Beringia’ Competing In K-300 Race

The K-300 Sled Dog Race brought new international teams to Bethel this year. Team Beringia is made up of two teams—one from Russia and one from Norway. They are part of an educational program that is linking students in classrooms across the Bering Sea.

Before they left Bethel last week, they stopped into the elementary Immersion School and talked about their dogs, their countries and answered questions from the students. The Russian translator was Elizabeth Shea.

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Sophie Evan is a reporter at KYUK in Bethel.

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