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Butcher and her dog
team are struck by tragedy in her bid to win the 1985 Iditarod, the most
demanding sled dog race of all. The Iditarod Trail covers 1,049 miles through
mountain ranges and over frigid sea ice, from Anchorage to Nome. Termed the last
great race, the best dog mushers in the world come to compete. Each
year, Butcher and sixty other mushers brave the dangers of the Iditarod Trail in
temperatures that often drop to -40 degrees in this race which takes from 11 to
14 days to finish. With raw courage and determination, she battles it out with
the toughest mushers in the North to set a new Iditarod record.
has carved out a life for herself in the Alaskan bush where she raises sled dog
puppies and trains her winning dog teams. Her rugged way of life requires all
the discipline of a true athlete.
Susan's goal is to be the best - and she's a winner.