The Femundlopet 2011
, which will be also the IFSS Sled Dog World Championship Long Distance 2011, there are really the best of the best mushers competing. Mainly from Norway.
It will also give a special title for "Nordic Breeds". For Femundlopet 600 there are 6 Nordic Breed teams registered. But there is no doubt, which will be the favourites: the 72 years old Karsten Grönås
from Sweden (see photo) and his Siberian Huskys. More here: www.vargevass.com
Will Norwegian musher Trond Hansen
be his closest competitor? See them here: Team Trond Hansen
There are a lot more "Nordic Breeds" dog teams registerd for Femundlopet 400
: 24 teams
from 9 nations. 16 of them are rookies! Hard to say which are the favourites. But the mushers who once finished the race are sure in advantage.
from France (see photo) is one of the Nordic Breed mushers. She is an experienced musher and finished also Finnmarkslopet (F 1.000 km!) last year. More here: