Mushers and Dogs
- teams of 12 to 16 dogs compete
- mushers are the people that steer the sled
- mushers care for their dogs
- the mushers have to 18 years of age and older to compete
- the mushers compete for 69 thousand dollars and a new truck
- mushers and their dogs eat high calorie food
- mushers must have a sleeping bag and an axe
- the dogs need boots to protect their paws
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Cole Chestnut, Cole Figurelle and Layla Gnacyk