Barking round the bend

Imagine running as fast as Usain Bolt and maintaining this speed for 3km. Only, instead of being on a track, you’re speeding through mud, puddles and around hairpin bends. It is a superhuman feat. But for some, it is possible.

Husky racing, a little known sport in Australia, has doubled in popularity over the past three years. The number of mushers competing has increased by 50 per cent.

City Journal interviewed mushers Darren Higgins and Andrew Gersbach, see what they had to say:

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Yolanda Redrup