World Championship Sleddogracing 2022

From 9 till 12 March Discover the Games was in Sweden to discover the world of sleddogsports. The World Championship sleddogracing was held in Östersund, in the midst of Sweden, the province of Jämtland. We learnt about huskies, about the lifestyle of the mushers, about the technique of racing and about the love and care for dogs. We were in the middle of it. Not just down the trail to shoot pictures or at the stake-out to write stories, but literally in the heart of the organization: 'Dogs...
Dutch mushers Anita van Steijn and Roderick Glastra exchange the Dutch mud in winter for a thick layer of snow. Together with their nineteen husky’s, they form Team Canis Polaris and they participate this weekend in the World Sled Dog Racing World Championships in Östersund, Sweden. Howling, barking, jumping. Jon BonJovi (Jovi), Jennifer Lopez (JLo), Quincy, Jewel, Konan and Extasy are eager to race and it can be heard at the Biathlon Arena in Östersund. They are the dogs of Anita van...
Howling, barking and jumping. If the husky’s sense they are about to go on the trail, they show their enthousiasm. The sound at the stake-out of the World Championship sleddogracing in Östersund, Sweden is overwhelming. It is completely normal to all the mushers. This is what their dogs do when they are getting prepared to race.