Sports in Alaska
The following is a list of sporting venues, events, and teams based in Alaska.
Unseasonably warm weather moves Iditarod route farther north
Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice. A weather pattern that ...
Photo Essay: On the Trail of the Yukon Quest
In February 2013 I was invited to be part of the media pool which covered the Yukon Quest sled dog race which starts in Whitehose, Yukon and finishes in Fairbanks, Alaska by way of Dawson City. I knew...
Yukon Quest
The Yukon Quest 1,000-mile International Sled Dog Race, or simply Yukon Quest, is a sled dog race run every February between Fairbanks, Alaska, and Whitehorse, Yukon. Because of the harsh winter condi...
Yukon Quest - Wikipedia
Unseasonably warm weather moves Iditarod route farther north
Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice. A weather pattern that ...
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome. Mushers and a team of 16 dogs, of which at least 6 must be on the towline at the f...
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - Wikipedia
2008 Iditarod
The 2008 Iditarod featured 95 mushers and dog teams. The 36th Annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ceremonially began on Saturday March 1, 2008. The competitive start was the next day. The 1,161 mile (...
2008 Iditarod - Wikipedia
King Solomon's Dome
King Solomon's Dome, also called King Solomon Dome, is a 1,234-metre (4,049 ft) peak in the Yukon-Mackenzie Divide region of the Yukon Territory, Canada. It is 32 kilometres (20 mi) southeas...
King Solomon's Dome - Wikipedia
List of athletes from Alaska
This list indexes notable athletes from Alaska.
Photo Essay: On the Trail of the Yukon Quest
In February 2013 I was invited to be part of the media pool which covered the Yukon Quest sled dog race which starts in Whitehose, Yukon and finishes in Fairbanks, Alaska by way of Dawson City. I knew...
Eagle Summit (Alaska)
Eagle Summit is a 3,652 feet (1,113 m)-tall gap through the White Mountains of central Alaska. The gap was named after the nearby Eagle River by prospectors from nearby Circle, Alaska.Eagle Summi...
Eagle Summit (Alaska) - Wikipedia
Kuskokwim 300
The Kuskokwim 300 is among the more highly regarded mid-distance dogsled races in Alaska, annually attracting some of the top mushers in the sport. The race starts and ends on the Kuskokwim River in B...
Kuskokwim 300 - Wikipedia
Golden North Salmon Derby
The Golden North Salmon Derby is an annual salmon fishing competition held in Juneau, Alaska in August. The object of the event is to catch the largest Chinook or Coho salmon over a period of three da...
Golden North Salmon Derby - Wikipedia
World Extreme Skiing Championship
The World Extreme Skiing Championship (WESC) was an extreme skiing competition held from 1991 to 2000 in Valdez, Alaska.The WESC competition revolutionized the ski industry by promoting and using extr...
Growden Memorial Park
Growden Memorial Park is an outdoor baseball park in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. It is used for collegiate summer and high school baseball and has been the home field for the Alaska Baseball Le...
Growden Memorial Park - Wikipedia