HUMAN

Name: LYNEL TOCCI
Age: 53
Residence: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
Occupation: VETERINARIAN
Years involved with Iditarod: THIS IS MY 4TH
Iditarod Role: TRAIL VETERINARIAN
Current Location: KALTAG, ALASKA
Date of Photo: MARCH 10, 2019
Temperature: 31F / OUTDOORS

What is your Why?.. Why are you here today and involved in Iditarod?:

THESE ARE SOME OF THE MOST AMAZING ATHLETES I’VE EVER SEEN, BOTH THE DOGS AND THE MUSHERS. AND I’M HERE FOR THE DOGS; TO HELP THEM MAKE IT SAFELY FROM ANCHORAGE TO NOME.

Tell me about your most rewarding experience on Iditarod?:

I WAS THE VETERINARIAN THAT TOOK CARE OF JEFF KING’S DOGS IN NULATO MY ROOKIE SEASON ON THE TRAIL.

What do you know for sure?:

THAT EVERY DAY IS A GIFT, AND YOU HAVE TO LIVE LIFE TO THE FULLEST. SO I WORK TO TRAVEL TO SEE THE WORLD AND TO HELP ANIMALS WHEREVER I GO,

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