Collection of short stories by 4 time Iditarod champion Jeff King I m "very interested in dog sledding and this book was very insightful I visited Jeff King s Husky "interested in dog sledding and this book was very insightful I visited Jeff King s Husky in July The man puts on a reat show he seems as skilled in business as he is at raising and running dogs I bought this book as a Silver Moon Deja Vu gift for my dad who loves animals and dogs in particular and might enjoy King s adventures The stories are amusing and charming if a little self reverential King does areat job
Of Expressing The Rugged Tenacious expressing the rugged tenacious spirit 35 stars What a wonderful read This is filled with so many stories from Jeff King and his beloved huskies I loved every minute of this reat read We ot to meet Jeff on his Husky Homestead tour in Alaska a few weeks ago What amazing accounts Someone suggested I read this Alaskan book and the title caught my attention I truly did not expect to love it The stories were exciting funny somewhat scary and inspiring This really The Ever After Of Ella And Micha gives the reader an inside story of racing with Alaskan Huskies and does it uite well After reading this I can t even imagine being outside in 50 degree weather And I loved the addition of photos and a map This is areat book to read while sitting by a warm fire contemplating a summer trip to Alaska This is one of the best books I ve read about the Iditarod and other sled racing in Alaska King is a surprisingly Indian Feather good writer no doubt also had some excellent editors and a wonderful storyteller As a California transplant former trapper 4 time winner of the 1150 mile Iditarod and a man often called the winningest racer in Alaska for numerous wins of other long distance races such as the Yukon uest he has areat deal of literal and metaphorical mileage in the field an. AdventureEssays Stunning illustrations by Donna Gates King in beautiful color and black and white Also colorful photographs at the end of the book King remains one of the. .
Jeff King Õ 9 Free read.
Round to if you held on I also liked that he credited the dogs with being extraordinary athletes and the musher is the coach cook and caretaker I was intrigued and bought the book hoping to learn The book has lots of interesting information about racing sled dogs and living in Alaska I would have loved on Jeff s innovations he built a better sled a heater for his handle bar etc for the races and on the race itself and this was the expanded edition It s a The Storied Life Of A J Fikry good read and there are plenty of color photos If you re interested in living in Alaska and what it takes to race in the Iditarod then this is areat book It also helped that I was warm and snuggled in my comfy bed when reading about his adventures in the cold and wind Having just returned from Alaska and a visit to the King s Husky Homestead this book s exciting tales of Jeff s Iditarod experiences and his warm love of his sled dogs is a wonderful read Accompanied by his wife Donna s beautiful water color pictures it is a book that you will want to return to than once Also would be a The Witching Bone great book for young adults Had the pleasure of visiting Husky Homestead this past summer andot to hear Jeff King tell some of these stories in person When I heard there was a book of course I had to purchase it This was full of reat
stories from the Alaskan wilderness and Jeff s life as a sled dog racing legend I loved reading aboutfrom the Alaskan wilderness and Jeff s life as a sled dog racing legend I loved reading about life and the lessons he has learned over the years He has a reat way of telling stories and always reveals some deeper meaning by the end A Wisdom S Way Of Learning grand adventure So manyreat stories about life I Alaska and as a world class musher It was Partners great to hear these stories with Jeff s voice I m looking forward to streaming the Iditarod this March. Iles and trail hours The result win after win after win crossing the finish line first in than a dozen major races including the twoiants the Iditarod and the Yukon ues. ,
D many fun harrowing heart breaking and uplifting tales to tell
My Only Disappointment With Thisonly disappointment with this is that I really wanted to hear details about various episodes in his Iditarod races Only a couple of the chapters are devoted to this and I missed the stories about the adventures and competition through race checkpoints on the Iditarod trail But other unexpected stories such as the chapter on Norman Vaughn or the young child with cancer who through the Make a Wish foundation and the support of King s sponsor Cabella s became King s companion for the start of his winning 2006 race were fascinating That King would make space for these exceptional people in a memoir where most folks would talk only about themselves speaks loudly for his respect and admiration for others who have contributed to his Sometimes When We Fall In Love growth not only as a musher but also as a human being I bought this book when I visited the Husky Homestead Jeff King was a delightful speaker with a dry sense of humor His book was the same and didn t disappoint I learned a lot about a sport that barely registered with me living in the south Now I can t wait to follow the Iditarod race in 2018 I bought this book when on my trip to Alaska back in July We visited the Husky Homestead where Jeff King who has won the four times does a tour I was worried it wasoing to be one
those traps but the flyer said we could hold puppies and wellthat sold me It ended up being a very interesting tour and I learned about raising sled dogs and the uy doing the presentation was very funny The dogs just love to run and it s obvious he said that the dogs just don t care if you fall off the sled they ll keep running until the next check point and then turn Top mushers in the history of sled dog sports Since his first race in 1979 King and his well trained teams of Alaskan huskies have racked up many thousands of trainingof those cheesy