Michelle Phillips
Michelle Phillips
51 YEAR OLD YUKON QUEST Veteran
Nationality:
Canadian
Occupation(s):
Musher
Kennel Name:
Tagish Lake Kennel
Kennel Name Origination:
We live near Tagish Lake.
Kennel Bloodlines:
Our own
Breeds:
Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel:
60

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
21
Tell us about your dogs, particularly some stories or facts about dogs running the 2020 race with you

Our dogs rock! All are family, check our Facebook page for more details!

How did you get started running dogs?

I met Ed!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

The tranquillity, working with elite athletes and travelling through the wilderness.

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Mush with P.R.I.D.E
Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To see the trail and do my best.
How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?

From many different themes.

What music do you listen to on the trail?

All kinds!

Share a quick story about one of your indispensable Handlers

Josh - he always comes back to help and is famous for his orange hat. We love Josh.

Tell us about your favourite experience with a volunteer on the trail
So many! The volunteers make the race!
List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 - Yukon Quest - 4th, 2018 - Iditarod - 18th, 2017 - Iditarod - 13th, 2017 - YQ300 - 1st, 2015 - YQ300 - 1st