Musher John Baker and one of his leader dorgs , "Velvet" addresses the crowd after winning the the 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in Nome, Alaska. Baker, 48, of Kotzebue,... more 
Musher John Baker and one of his leader dorgs , "Velvet" addresses the crowd after winning the the 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in Nome, Alaska. Baker, 48, of Kotzebue, Alaska, is the first Alaska Native musher to win the world's longest sled dog race since Jerry Riley did it in 1976. Baker also shattered exactly by three hours the race record held by four-time champion Martin Buser, who completed the 2002 race in eight days 22 hours 46 minutes. Baker completed the race in eight days 19 hours 46 minutes. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen
Tue, Mar 15, 2011 4:00 PM EDT