Sled dogs are part of daily life in the Arctic since the last 9000 years.
The Alaskan Huskies are born to run – born to run extremely long distances.
Back in the days people mixed different sled dog breeds like the Siberian Huskies, Greenland Dogs and Chinook with breeds like German Shepard, Pointer or Saluki to create the Alaskan Husky, an ultra-long-distance athlete.
Here you find more info’s bout the incredible athletes. (link)
Today you can find different lines of Alaskan Huskies, the ones more used for sprint- and mid-distance races and those more suitable for long-distance races.