Saturday, February 23, 2008
White-out Willy - Susitna 100
Meet Bill. I think he might be the next DK. (just kidding Dean.) Quoting the Press Democrat, writer Bob Padecky calls Bill the ultra-mega-mondo-extreme endurance athlete. Yes, I do think he has got that right. Bill attempted the very difficult Susitna 100 last weekend in blizzard conditions pulling a 40 lb. sled. It was the nastiest conditions in the history of the race. Bill's magic ran out at mile 68 after 34 hours. The wizard of blizzard was done. He will be back next year to finish this race. He has some unfinished business to take care of. You can read the article here.