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Brent Sass is the 2019 Yukon Quest champion

Sass arrived with a full team of dogs at the finish in Fairbanks just before 1 p.m. local time

Brent Sass surges into the Yukon Quest lead after Eagle Summit

The leader has just 183 km to cover before the finish in Fairbanks

Yukon Quest field spreads out across the Alaskan border

As leader Allen Moore prepares to reach Circle, the last of the mushers arrive in Eagle

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Dawson City is a balance of calm and chaos during the Yukon Quest

“The guys have been in and out of the hotel room and I didn’t hear a thing — I just slept solidly”

Yukon Quest leaders head for Eagle

As of 10 a.m., 10 mushers are on the trail out of Dawson City

Mushers say 2019 Yukon Quest trail in good condition despite low snowfall

Yukon musher Rob Cooke was dragged behind his sled following a bad tangle

Alaskan musher Aliy Zirkle wins the Yukon Quest 300

“Was it ideal conditions? No, but then when is life ideal?”

Brent Sass is first to reach Dawson City in 2019 Yukon Quest

“I had no intention to be in here first, but here we are”

Jessica Frotten finds the podium at Summer Down Under series

The Yukoner finished the week with a second-place and three third-place finishes

Dahria Beatty, Emily Nishikawa heading to FIS World Nordic Ski Championships

Ten skiers — five men and five women — will compete for Canada

Day two of the Yukon Quest sees multiple lead changes

As of 10 a.m. on Feb. 4, live tracking showed Yukoner Michelle Phillips in first place

VIDEO: Four-time Yukon Quest winner Hans Gatt ready for another race

“I always had to explain, ‘No, I’m a sprint racer’ and they were kind of disappointed”

VIDEO: Michelle Phillips returns to the Yukon Quest after nearly a decade of running the Iditarod

“Once I’d helped him with the Yukon Quest one year, I decided to try my own race.”

Whitehorse’s Nadia Moser earns a pair of top 30 finishes at IBU Cup event in Germany

Moser finished 29th in the 7.5-km sprint and 26th in the 10-km pursuit

Yukon cross-country skiers compete at World Cup and Canadian World Championship Trials

Dahria Beatty raced in Estonia while Graham Nishikawa skied in Quebec

Lights Out tournament lights up the basketball courts in Whitehorse

In the largest tournament to date, the Terminators and the Billy Goats were victorious

VIDEO: Rob Cooke prepares to run an experienced team in his sixth Yukon Quest

“It can be tough, it can be lonely, but there is also some beautiful wilderness out there”