Thursday, February 28, 2008

Northern Lights

 From February 10th / Prise le 10 février




On the one above you can see the "big dipper" and on the far top right of the photo the North Star 
Sur celle ci dessus vous pouvez voir la Grande Ours et dans le oin haut droit l'étoile Polaire....





Photos taken yesterday evening / Photos prisent hier soir







Posted by Magali in Other news
Thursday, February 28, 2008 7:42:43 AM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Wednesday, February 20, 2008

OFF TO THE FUR RENDEZ-VOUS

Going to the historic race

         

Départ vers Anchorage

We are leaving this morning for Anchorage where Jacques will compete in the Fur Rendez-Vous Sled dog race.

3 days race with 27 mile seach day starting and finishing downtown Anchorage !

One of the oldest sprint race in Alaska...

go to the link below to check the Fur Rondy web site and Race organizer web site
  Nous partons ce matin pour Anchorage où Jacques participera au Fur Rendez-Vous...

Course de 3 jours 44km par jours. Départ et arrivée en plein coeur de la ville d'Anchorage!

L'un des course de sprint les plus ancienne d'Alaska et très prestigieuse!

Allez sur les lien ci dessous pour voir le Fur Rendez-Vous et le lien des organizateurs de la course.

CHECK OUT OUR DOGS RACING
REGARDEZ NOS CHIENS POUR LA COURSE








 



 

Posted by Magali in Racing News
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 8:48:26 AM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   

Lance Mackey won the Quest !

FIRST LANCE MACKEY



SECOND KEN ANDERSON (15mmn after)


CONGRATULATION TO BOTH OF THEM ON A VERY INTERESTING RACE !!!

Posted by Magali in Racing News
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 7:35:26 AM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Monday, February 18, 2008

YUKON QUEST

Ken & Lance

         

Ken et Lance

Battle between Ken Anderson and Lance Mackey right now on the Yukon Quest...

go check it out by clicking on the link below !!
  Battaille entre Ken Anderson et Lance Mackey sur le Quest...

Allez voir en cliquant sur le lien ci dessous:


Yukon Quest News


 

Posted by Magali in Racing News
Monday, February 18, 2008 4:49:03 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Sunday, February 17, 2008

SPRINT RACE

ADMA Sprint race

         

Course de Vitesse

Today we went to ADMA sprint race.

Matteo raced in the 6 dog class and this was his first race he finished in 8th place.

Jacques raced in the Open class with 16 dogs and finished 7th on the 19 miles course.

go to my flickr gallery (link on the right side of the menu) to see more photos
  Aujourd'hui nous sommes allé à une course de vitesse.

Matteo a courrut en 6 chiens et c'était sa première course il a finit 8eme.

Jacques a courrut en Open class avec 16 chiens sur 31 km et a finit 7eme.

Allez sur ma gallerie Flickr pour voir plus de photos (lien sur le menu de droite)

Matteo racing :


Leaders : Jewel and Quena




Jacques in the lower field:



Leaders : Google and Edfu


Posted by Magali in Racing News
Sunday, February 17, 2008 6:28:10 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Sunday, February 10, 2008

2008 YUKON QUEST

Photos from the start

         

Photos du départ


Go check my flickr gallery for some photos of the start !

  Allez voir ma gallerie Flickr pour des photos du départ.

 


Lance Mackey !!!




Click here for race updates
Cliquez ici pour les nouvelles de la course

 


Posted by Magali in Other news | Racing News
Sunday, February 10, 2008 7:49:05 AM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Friday, February 08, 2008

WE'RE HOME

Back home

         

De retour chez nous

We arrived home this morning at 6:30am.

Very cold temperature since the Border.... 40 to 50 below ! brrrr

It was 66.3f below somewhere between Tok and Dot Lake....

Can't wait for the warm up !!!!!

DON'T TELL ME ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING RIGHT NOW !!!
  Nous sommes arrivés ce matin a 6hr30.

Températures assez froides depuis la frontière : -40°c et -47°c !! brrrr

A un endroit entre Tok et Dot Lake c'est meme descendu a -62°c !!!!

On attend le rechauffement !!!

NE ME PARLEZ PAS POUR LE MOMENT DU RECHAUFFEMENT DE LA PLANETE!!!

Posted by Magali in Kennel News | Other news | Racing News
Friday, February 08, 2008 3:05:09 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Monday, February 04, 2008

back in Lincoln

Montana

         

Retour au Montana

We are back in Lincoln after a very tough racing week in Wyoming!!

I'll write longer later and add some photos...

I didn't took any during the race due to thte CONSTANT SNOW STORM !!!!
  Nous sommes de retour au Montana apres une semaine tres dure de course au Wyoming.

J'ecris plus long plus tard.

Je n'ai pas pris de photos pendant la course au cause de cette tempête de neige qui a durée 1 semaine !!!!
Posted by Magali in Wyoming news
Monday, February 04, 2008 9:26:45 AM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Saturday, January 26, 2008

THE DOGS

JACQUES TEAM : 
one yearling: CAST (oustanding one) , This will be the first race for EDFU...
Un chien de 18 mois et se sera la première course pour Edfu

MAGALI TEAM
In my team ! 7 yearlings.... and one two year old that never raced before (Giza) !!!
Dans mon attelage 7 chiens de 18 mois.... et Giza se sera la premiere course pour Giza qui a deux ans...


 

Posted by Magali in Racing News | Wyoming news
Saturday, January 26, 2008 2:20:11 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   

WYOMING PHOTOS

 fireworks in Jackson
Feux d'artifice a Jackson



VET CHECK... 
Carolyn Griffith did vet Check on Jacques's team and Denny Allbert did the vet check on mine.






MUSHER MEETING






SATURAY IN LANDER
SAMEDI A LANDER


Jacques waxinbg the sleds






LUNCH TIME
REPAS DE MIDI




Jacques and Princess


Howard Killebrew


DESSERT !!!!!


Posted by Magali in Wyoming news
Saturday, January 26, 2008 2:14:13 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   

WYOMING RACE IS ON !!!

STARTS TOMOROW

         

CA COMMENCE DEMAIN

Tomorow is the first day of the race...

Lander stage !  76 miles and if the forecast is right we should leave Lander with nice weather and heading toward Pinedale with a Winter Storm warning on starting at Noon....

I doubt I 'll have time to update the blog during the race so just follow the race web site for results !!!!

  Demain la course commence....

Etape de Lander 122km! Et si les predision météo sont correctes nous partiront de Lander avec le beau temp et nous iront directement vers une grosse tempete de neige qui est prevue vers Pinedale debutant a Midi....

Je ne penses pas avoir le temp de mettre a jour le blog pendant le course donc suivez nous sur le site officiel

RESULTS on this link :
RESULTATS SUR CE LIEN




Posted by Magali in Racing News | Wyoming news
Saturday, January 26, 2008 1:59:00 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Wednesday, January 23, 2008

KEOPS IN THE SNOW / KEOPS DANS LA NEIGE

 














As you can see he enjoys the snow and warm Wyoming weather!....

Comme vous pouvez le voir il aime la neige et le soleil du Wyoming! ....


Posted by Magali in Wyoming news
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 7:21:08 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Tuesday, January 22, 2008

TRAINING PHOTOS DUBOIS 22 JANUARY 2008

 Keops having a tough life in the motel room!!!
Keops qui a la vie "dure" dans la chambre du Morel




Training today
Entrianement aujourd'hui




Lot of snow in the trees from the last storm
Beaucoup de neige dans les arbres de la dernière tempete!








going toward Mocassin Bassin
Endirection de Mocassin Bassin


Looking behind me....
Regardant derrier moi...








Posted by Magali in Training News | Wyoming news
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:36:10 PM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   
 Sunday, January 20, 2008

DUBOIS WYOMING

 Scenery near Dubois Wyoming
Paysage autour de Dubois au Wyoming












Painted hills



THE CITY OF DUBOIS WYOMING, western style !!!
LA VILLE DE DUBOIS au WYOMING, style western !!!








Posted by Magali in Wyoming news
Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:13:53 AM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #   

PHOTOS FROM DUBOIS WYOMING

 












Posted by Magali in Training News | Wyoming news
Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:08:24 AM (Alaskan Standard Time, UTC-09:00)  #