Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Iditarod 2010: Max's Midnight Mission

Note: This is an excerpt from my contributions to the SP Kennel Dog Log

Earlier, I promised to post a video from before the ceremonial start of something that you've probably never seen. This is it, but it needs just a little set-up.

My young friend Max -- my best friend's oldest son -- flew up from Atlanta and was a big help to the Team all last week. He was especially valuable to me -- and to you! -- by putting his camera skills to use. For example, the still photos we posted of both starts are his, along with many great candid shots like the one here that I would not otherwise have gotten while shooting video.

He also went on a "midnight mission" last Friday night, to get this footage of how Anchorage goes through a major transformation from bare city streets to the snow covered trail you saw on Saturday morning.

So, thanks to Max, here's a little "insider" view we hope you like:

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