Brent Sass
Age
40
Experience
Veteran
Nationality
American
Occupation(s)
Dog Musher/Wilderness Guide
Kennel Name
Wild and Free Mushing
Kennel Name Origination
From a Hobo Jim song...Wild and Free
Kennel Bloodlines
My Own - Brent Sass, Mackey, King
Breeds
Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel
50

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
17
Tell us about your dogs, particularly some stories or facts about dogs running the 2020 race with you

I expect most of the young talented dogs from my 2019 Championship run to be in this year's team.

How did you get started running dogs?

I saw a sled dog team and said, I want to do that!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

I love the connection that I build with the dogs and the places that they take me!

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Iditarod
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I entered the Yukon Quest to challenge myself and my dogs plus to enjoy every mile of the trail.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

My dogs are named in themes, depending on the personality of the puppies in the litters.

What music do you listen to on the trail?

Everything!

Share a quick story about one of your indispensable Handlers

STEVE STOLLER - that is all that needs to be said!

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 Yukon Quest - 1st; 2016 Yukon Quest - 2nd; 2015 Yukon Quest - 1st.