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Seven-time Iron Dog champion to retire

...Guys go ballistic. And those guys are hard to beat." Faeo's partner last year, 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...
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...
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...
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.


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