50 States, 50 Greats: The Greatest Athlete Of All-Time From Every State

Alaska – Lance Mackey – Dog Sledding



Lance Mackey is a legendary dog musher and dog sled racer out of Fairbanks, Alaska. In 2007, Mackey became the first person to win both the Iditarod and Yukon Quest races; a feat once labeled impossible. He doubled up on his achievement and won both races again in 2008.
 
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