Meet the 2024
Mushers

BG 40 D

elena freking

Finland, MN

I am 13 years old and have been running my own team since I was 4 years old. I go to school in Ely MN. I started running mid distance races when i was 11, and since then i have run the Klondike Dog Derby, Wolftrack Classic, Copperdog15, and the Beargrease 40. I have an 11 year old sister Nicole, and my parents Jennifer and Blake Freking.

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WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START RUNNING SLED DOGS AND HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED?

I was born into the sport, and my mom grew up dogsledding as well. I started running my own team when I was 4.

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