September 20, 2018

Musher Details

2004 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Michaela Maddalena

Michaela Maddalena

Bib Number: 16
Hometown: Estes Park, CO


Biography

Michaela Maddalena, 15, comes from a family of four children, an older sister and younger sister and brother who are twins. She started running dogs last year when she trained for the Jr. Iditarod with her friend Stacey Tarpy in Seward, Alaska. She is back there training for this year’s Jr. Iditarod. Michaela is home schooled and is in the 10th grade. She participates in drama and enjoys bead working and drawing. She says she really enjoys going into schools and doing demonstrations of sled dogs for the young children. She wants to become a language interpreter and is now fluent in Spanish and Sign Language and is taking French. She will start college in the fall of 2005 (at the age of 16) and will be taking Italian, French II and Russian. She plans to add Chinese and Japanese in the near future. She says she very much plans to continue dog mushing. “It’s a part of who I am and I enjoy it too much to stop.”

Sponsors

Rick & Shirley Tarpey
Never Summer Sleddog Equipment/Lexie Fields, CO
Towanda Family, CO
Hank & Carol Terrell, CO
John Gordon, CO
JR Gordon, CO

Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department, CO
Dimension Graphics, CO
Don Hopper, CO
Lana Hansen, CO
Rising Embroidery, CO


2004 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Su Landing - Start 02/28/2004 10:00:00 10 02/28/2004 10:30:00 10 0h 30m 0
Deshka River Lodge - Out 02/28/2004 12:46:00 10 02/28/2004 12:46:00 10 0h 0m 2h 16m 9.71 22
Big Susitna River - Out 02/28/2004 15:19:00 10 02/28/2004 15:19:00 10 0h 0m 2h 33m 7.84 20
Eagle Song Trail Lake - Out 02/28/2004 17:36:00 10 02/28/2004 17:36:00 10 0h 0m 2h 17m 6.13 14
Yentna Station Roadhouse 02/28/2004 20:04:00 10 02/29/2004 06:14:00 10 10h 10m 2h 28m 6.08 15
Eagle Song Trail Lake - In 02/29/2004 08:32:00 10 02/29/2004 08:32:00 10 0h 0m 2h 18m 6.52 15
Big Susitna River - In 02/29/2004 10:22:00 10 02/29/2004 10:22:00 10 0h 0m 1h 50m 7.64 14
Deshka River Lodge - In 02/29/2004 13:03:00 10 02/29/2004 13:03:00 10 0h 0m 2h 41m 7.45 20
Su Landing - Finish 02/29/2004 15:50:24 10 2h 47m 7.90 22