Jonathan BiggerstaffHometown: Talkeetna, Alaska
Jonathan, 17, was born and raised in Alaska. He says he is a third generation musher and second generation Jr. Iditarod musher. His mom, Larisa, ran the Jr. Iditarod in 1983 and 1984. This will be Jonathan’s second Jr. Iditarod. He also holds a Bronze medal for participation in the Arctic Winter Games in Yellowknife. Jonathan is in 11th grade and attends the Idea Homeschool. He participates in Alaska FFA, plays the cello, plays soccer, is on the swim team, does public speaking, on the debate team and is on the Academic Decathlon team. He also enjoys skiing, Alaska 4-H where he is a teen leader, and snow machining.He expects to continue mushing after highschool.