#13 — DENNIS LABODA from Hovland, Minnesota.

Dennis’ older brother, Dale, raced the International Pedigree® Stage Stop Race in the early years of the event. Following in his brother’s footsteps, Dennis also started mushing as a teenager and won the 1973 Minnesota State Championship 5-dog class. Having multiple wins and top finishes over the past 40+ years, Dennis has traveled all around the world, raced in North and South America, and been a race official in Europe.