HUMAN

Name: DOUG KATCHATAG
Age: 71
Residence: UNALAKLEEET, ALASKA
Occupation: RETIRED
Years involved with Iditarod: SINCE DAY 1 IN 1971
Iditarod Role: BACK THEN WAS TO TRY AND GET JOE TO GO OUT TO RAISE MONEY TO START THE RACE.
Current Location: UNALAKLEEET, ALASKA
Date of Photo: MARCH 11, 2019
Temperature: 32F / OUTDOORS

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

BECAUSE I WORKED TOO DAMN HARD TRYING TO GET IT STARTED.

Tell me about your most rewarding experience on Iditarod?:

I DON’T KNOW. BREAKING TRAIL IN ’74, ’75, ’76 WITH A DOG TEAM TO KALTAG. IT TOOK A WHOLE WEEK. AND 10 HOURS TO COME HOME.

What do you know for sure?:

I DON’T KNOW. GOOD QUESTION.

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