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Iditarod musher Martin Buser to speak at Pillars speaker series

...presentation in the Glacier Valley Rotary Club's 18th annual Pillars of America Speaker Series will be Iditarod musher Martin Buser at noon Wednesday at Centennial Hall. Born in Winterthur, Switzerland, in 1958, Buser became fascinated with sled...
Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead, reaches coast at Unalakeet

...Unalakleet in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.She reached the checkpoint late Saturday afternoon, 52 minutes ahead of Martin Buser, who's gunning for his fifth championship.Zirkle, 44, is trying to improve on two runner-up finishes the last...
Iditarod: Five things to know about standout finishes

...finish line in eight days, 18 hours and 46 minutes. That time was four hours faster than the previous record set by Martin Buser in 2002. Given the blistering pace of this year's race, another record would not be out of the question.EMPLOYING...
Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

...earlier was knocked unconscious when his sled turned over and he hit his head on a tree stump. Four-time champion Martin Buser sprained his left ankle, but is forging ahead. What about the dogs?The dogs have fared much better. There are some...
Mushing family a strong presence in Iditarod

...will finish sometime early next week in Nome, on Alaska's western coast. In the early going, four-time champion Martin Buser was the first to leave the Rohn checkpoint Monday. The jockeying for the lead remains fluid until mushers began taking...
King leads mushers into Finger Lake

...left Finger Lake at 4:11 a.m. (AST) Monday. Martin Buser from Big Lake and another three-time winner, was...1992: King; Doug Swingley of Lincoln, Mont.; and Martin Buser of Big Lake. The other former champions are five-time...
Woman who finished 2nd in 2012 takes Iditarod lead

...temperatures. Some stretches also were marked by glare ice.Zirkle, 43, took the lead from four-time champion Martin Buser, who was the first out of the previous checkpoint at Eagle Island early Saturday. The 54-year-old veteran from...
Arduous Iditarod demands mushers' tactics, tricks

...if the timing is miscalculated, for example, or a fierce blizzard strikes at the wrong time.Four-time champion Martin Buser had the early lead Monday, pulling into the Rohn checkpoint at 9:53 a.m. He arrived about four hours ahead of...
Sleds off as 41st Iditarod race begins in Alaska least among top mushers like defending champion Dallas Seavey and four-time winners Lance Mackey, Jeff King and Martin Buser.They are among six past Iditarod winners in the running. Mackey, of Fairbanks, is the only musher to win the Yukon...
Mushers welcome rest at Alaska wilderness villages

...come around the corner and see the lights of a checkpoint approaching, it's a great sight."Four-time champion Martin Buser rested at the checkpoint in Rohn after a blistering fast 170-mile run that had put him hours ahead of the other teams...


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