2004 Iditarod Sketch Pad

Jon & Jona Van Zyle's exclusive sketches, stories from the trail

Lighting the way
2004 Iditarod Poster
Jon Jona Van Zyle
Jon & Jona Van Zyle
Sneaking Out
2004 Mush Poster

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Main Page Meet Jon & Jona Introduction Bootie Call Drop Bag Delivery Day Vet Check Jr. Iditarod
3/7 Iditarod Restart 3/8 Trail Notes 3/9 Rohn to Takotna 3/10 Takotna a.m. 3/10 Takotna p.m.
3/11 Takotna 3/14 Unalakleet 3/15-16 Unalakleet 3/16 Unalakleet
3/17 Unalakleet to Nome 3/19 Nome 3/20 Nome Finish Line Group Photo
Jona's Reflections

2004 Jr. Iditarod Results & Awards

Special Awards

Junior Iditarod - 136 miles

Place Name # of Dogs

Checkpoint

Total Time
1 Nicole Osmar 10 Su Landing - Finish 13:14:05
2 Dallas Seavey 9 Su Landing - Finish 13:23:26
3 Tessa King 8 Su Landing - Finish 13:26:11
4 Rohn Buser 10 Su Landing - Finish 13:30:16
5 Nikolai Buser 10 Su Landing - Finish 14:03:41
6 Micah T . Degerland 10 Su Landing - Finish 14:35:39
7 Max Kornmuller 9 Su Landing - Finish 14:38:25
8 Joshua Cadzow 7 Su Landing - Finish 15:16:44
9 Elizabeth Jayne 10 Su Landing - Finish 16:06:69
10 Alana Schlang 9 Su Landing - Finish 16:09:15
11 Alex Westlake 10 Su Landing - Finish 16:37:13
12 Stacie Tarpey 8 Su Landing - Finish 16:56:58
13 Melissa Owens 8 Su Landing - Finish 17:16:38
14 Jeremy Hoover 10 Su Landing - Finish 17:25:26
15 Baillee Holt 9 Su Landing - Finish 18:01:07
16 Crystal Compare 9 Su Landing - Finish 18:02:27
17 Michaela Maddalena 10 Su Landing - Finish 19:10:24
18 Justin Vanover 9 Su Landing - Finish 20:27:17
19 Kathleen Blevins 9 Deshka River Lodge - In extenuating circumstances
Cheyenne Schmidt 10 Yentna Station Roadhouse scratched

Special Awards

Sportsmanship: Jeremy Hoover
Rookie of the Year: Rohn Buser
Humanitarian: Alana Schlang
Blue Harness Lead Dog: "Malfoy" Crystal Compare
Red Lantern: Kathleen Blevins

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