Open North American

Streepers Go 1-2 At ONAC

Mar 19, 2018
Dan Bross / KUAC

Buddy Streeper won the GCI Open North American Championship in Fairbanks yesterday (Sun). It was the British Columbia based musher’s 5th win in the 3 day sprint sled dog race, and Streeper’s wife Lina placed second. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the Streepers were successful despite barely making it to Fairbanks in time for the start.

ONAC On Track

Mar 15, 2018
Dan Bross / KUAC

Twenty two mushers are signed up to compete in the Open North American Championship in Fairbanks this weekend. It’s the 73rd running of the sprint race, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, its again attracting a mix of top racers and mushers drawn for the experience.

Back On Top

Mar 20, 2017
Robyne / KUAC

Roxy Wright won the Open North American Championship sled dog race in Fairbanks over the weekend. The hometown favorite was followed by defending ONAC champ Buddy Steeper of British Columbia, and his wife Lina (LEEN-a) Steeper, in the three stage, 70 mile sprint competition. KUAC’s Robyne reports.

2016 Open North American

Mar 21, 2016
Dan Bross / KUAC

Buddy Streeper won the Open North American Championship sled dog race in Fairbanks over the weekend. The sprint race included twenty mile stages Friday and Saturday and a final 28 mile race Sunday. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the top spots were closely contested.