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Swingley quits Iditarod with frozen corneas

...Lake led a group of four veteran mushers into the Cripple checkpoint on Wednesday night. Buser pulled into Cripple...conditions closer to Anchorage. From Ophir to the Cripple checkpoint - a distance of 60 miles - mushers follow a cat...
King presses on while other leaders rest

...Iditarod trail. Buser, stripped down to his fleece long underwear in the 40-degree plus temperatures at the Cripple checkpoint, told a small group gathered around him that he drove over a moose - a fresh wolf kill - while mushing through...
Iditarod musher Martin Buser to speak at Pillars speaker series

...includes his unique anecdotal stories gathered over 23 Iditarods. Visitors are offered a glimpse of a mock up of the Cripple Checkpoint complete with campfire and wall tent. Veterinary and dog care topics are discussed and of course, there's the...
Dog on team of rookie musher dies

...conducted by a board-certified pathologist in an attempt to determine the cause of death. As of noon, Stetson, of Duluth, Minn., was 60th in the standings and was at the Cripple checkpoint, 503 miles into the 1,100-mile race.
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Mushers back on trail after mandatory rest 3/12/98

...PRESS CRIPPLE - DeeDee Jonrowe has retaken the lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Jonrowe left the Cripple checkpoint at 9:04 a.m. today, about four hours behind John Baker of Kotzebue. But Baker, who won the $3,000...


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