INTERVIEW: Martin Buser deals with blackout pain after fall on Iditarod Trail

Martin Buser suffered a deep bruise after a fall on the Iditarod Trail. (Photo by Zach Hughes/KSKA.)
Martin Buser suffered a deep bruise after a fall on the Iditarod Trail. (Photo by Zach Hughes/KSKA.)
Many of the Iditarod’s most accomplished mushers are struggling with this year’s trail. Jeff King lost a sled-dog during an incident outside Nulato with a snowmachine. Just before 10am this morning, Lance Mackey scratched in Galena, citing personal health concerns.

And Martin Buser took a spill on the way into Unalakleet that had him blacking out from pain. Alaska Public Media’s Zachariah Hughes caught up with Buser to see how he’ll make the remainder of his trip to Nome.

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