April 22, 2024

Musher Details

2003 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Lynzie Bacchus

Lynzie Bacchus

Bib Number: 6
Hometown: Mesick, MI


Lynzie Bacchus, 17, started mushing when she was 10 years old “because I rode a dog sled and got the bug. Because of her age, this will be her only chance to run the Jr. Iditarod. She says she has trained all the dogs herself. The oldest dog on her team is three. One of her main leaders stays in the house with her and “does everything with me. Lynzie is a junior at Mesick High School where she plays softball and is in the National Honor Society. She plans to go to college after graduation and either become a veterinarian or go into the navy. She also hopes to become a professional dog trainer. She does plan to continue mushing.