Name: RICHIE DIEHL
Residence: ANIAK, ALASKA
Years involved with Iditarod: 7TH
Iditarod Role: MUSHER
Current Location: EAGLE ISLAND, ALASKA
Date of Photo: MARCH 9, 2019
Temperature: 34F / OUTDOORS
What is your Why?.. Why are you here today and involved in Iditarod?:
BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, I JUST LOVE BEING BY MYSELF AND I LOVE BEING WITH DOGS. I MEAN, TO RAISE THEM AS PUPPIES AND TO WATCH THEM GROW OVER THE YEARS AND TURN INTO THESE ULTIMATE ATHLETES, IT’S REALLY FUN TO WATCH.
Tell me about your most rewarding experience on Iditarod?:
MOST MEMORABLE PROBABLY RUNNING INTO THE TREE FOR SURE. WHERE DID YOU RUN INTO THAT TREE? ABOUT 23 TO 24 MILES FROM NIKOLAI .
What do you know for sure?:
I DON’T THINK THERE’S ANYTHING THAT I KNOW FOR SURE IN LIFE.