AOF:151 Debbie Clarke Moderow A woman, her dogs, and the Iditarod.

Debbie Clarke Moderow made her way west as a young woman attracted to the wide expanse and adventure.  Her first taste was Wyoming. Then she got invited to Alaska for a climbing trip.  She met her now husband on that trip and seemingly has not looked back. Her adventures have led to leading dogs across the wildness of the biggest state in the union.  Competing in the Iditarod is not for everyone but everyone will learn something from Debbie’s experience’s.  Love, life, discipline, triumph, and defeat.  We know you’ll find something to hold on to in this Athlete On Fire!


On the show:

  • How Debbie made it out west, and why
  • The dog she met during a very tough time in her life
  • Some facts about dog mushing
  • She tells us how they name their dogs
  • Why she attempted the Iditarod, twice
  • What is the Iditarod?
  • What is next?

³Nothing good in life comes from sitting on the couch being careful.²

Fig. 1 - Woman holding two dogs


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