March 30, 2020

Musher Details

2020 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Julia Cross

Julia Cross

Bib Number: 2
Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON, CANADA


Biography

Julia, 17, was born and raised in Ontario. She started mushing when she was five . She says she has always been obsessed with dogs, and mushing gives her the opportunity to work with incredible canine athletes. She has competed in the Jr. Beargrease many times and was the 2016 and 2017 Jr. Beargrease champion. Julia is a senior at Hammarskjold High School and says the majority of her time is devoted to the dogs. She is a dog trainer and actively competes in agility trials with a couple of her dogs. She says she also enjoys photography. She explains that her great great uncle had a mail dog sled team in Thunder Bay in the 1800’s and she feels so lucky to have the opportunity to run a team from her good friend, Ryan Redington. She says he’s an amazing dog man and she looks forward to running Jr. Iditarod with an amazing team. Julia plans to go to University to become a veterinarian and to continue building her kennel. She says she will most definitely continue mushing.

Sponsors

Gear Up for Outdoors, Ltd.
L & S Contracting
Nutrisource Super Premium Pet Foods
Georges Market
Dogbooties.com

Lupine Lights
Tilka
Kangas Sauna
Northwestern Ontario Sportsmans Alliance


2020 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake 02/29/2020 10:02:00 10 0
Burma Road Crossing 02/29/2020 11:46:00 10 02/29/2020 11:46:00 10 0h 0m 1h 44m 5.77 10
Su River Crossing 02/29/2020 12:51:00 10 02/29/2020 12:51:00 10 0h 0m 1h 5m 21.23 23
Eagle Song 02/29/2020 14:55:00 10 02/29/2020 14:57:00 10 0h 2m 2h 4m 6.29 13
Yentna Station 02/29/2020 17:21:00 10 03/01/2020 03:44:00 10 10h 23m 2h 24m 8.33 ✔ 20
Eagle Song 03/01/2020 07:00:00 10 03/01/2020 07:04:00 9 0h 4m 3h 16m 6.43 ✔ 21
Su River Crossing 03/01/2020 09:40:00 9 03/01/2020 09:40:00 9 0h 0m 2h 36m 5.00 ✔ 13
Old Hunter Trail 03/01/2020 12:51:00 9 03/01/2020 12:51:00 9 0h 0m 3h 11m 5.65 ✔ 18
Willow Community Center 03/01/2020 15:41:56 9 2h 50m 7.76 ✔ 22