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Seven-time Iron Dog champion to retire

...28-year-old Wasilla rider Todd Minnick, is teaming up with another young Wasilla rider - former Iron Dog champ Nick Olstad, 25 - to take a run at the old guys who won last year. That would be Palin, 43, and 48-year-old Scott Davis...
Minnick, Olstad win 2009 Iron Dog snowmobile race

FAIRBANKS - A pair of Wasilla racers on Polaris snowmobiles have won the 2009 Tesoro Iron Dog. Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad crossed the finish line on the Chena River in Fairbanks at 11:55 a.m. Saturday, capturing the $25,000 first...
Photos: Iron Dog races through Nome

Snowmobile racers Nick Olstad and Todd Minnick arrive in Nome on Tuesday during the Iron Dog. The race across Alaska runs from Big Lake to Nome and then to the finish in Fairbanks on Saturday.
Defending Iron Dog champions go separate ways in this year's race

...a two-time champion, has teamed with six different racers: Skeeter Creighton, Mark Torkelson, Tyler Aklestad, Nick Olstad, Quam and Van Meter. He's competed on the machines of all four major manufacturers. "He's wound pretty tight...
Photo: Iron Dog racers pull into Nome

Todd Minnick, left, and Nick Olstad, the first team in the Tesoro Iron Dog snowmobile competition to arrive in Nome, cross the halfway point in the race Tuesday...


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