KUSA / Brian Olson - Breckenridge, CO
Coloradans can get a taste of the Iditarod experience close to home
Forget about horsepower, each Siberian Husky can pull up to five times its own body weight. With eight dogs on a team, sled drivers had better hold on with both hands.
“The maximum speed for these dogs is about 28-30 mph, I clocked you at 28-30 as well," exclaimed Jenkins.
The teams responds to verbal commands. Siberian Huskies are highly intelligent and sled dogs are highly trained. But they only have one gear.
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