HUMAN

Name: NICK LEHR
Age: 28
Residence: I CURRENTLY LIVE IN WILLOW, ALASKA
Occupation: I’M A DOG HANDLER AND A FULL-TIME TOUR GUIDE AS WELL, ACTUALLY.
Years involved with Iditarod: THIS IS MY FIRST YEAR BEING DIRECTLY INVOLVED WITH IDITAROD
Iditarod Role: MY JOB IS TO HELP THE HANDLERS PREPARE ALL THROUGH FALL TRAINING, THROUGH THE SEASON, ALL THE WAY UP TO TODAY, AND SEND THEM OFF TO THE TRAIL.
Current Location: WILLOW, ALASKA – RESTART
Date of Photo: MARCH 3, 2019
Temperature: 23F / OUTDOORS

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

THE DOGS ARE THE MAIN REASON. AND I WANTED TO SEE WHAT THEY’RE CAPABLE OF. I’VE BEEN WORKING WITH THEM FOR A FEW YEARS AND THIS IS KIND OF THE ULTIMATE CULMINATION OF ALL THAT.

Tell me about your most rewarding experience on Iditarod?:

EVERYTHING LEADING UP TO IT, ALL THE MILES IN THE TRAIL BEFORE THIS.

What do you know for sure?:

EVERYBODY HAS SOMETHING TO TEACH.

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