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Jeff King

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Birthday
6, 1956
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
California

About

Long distance musher who won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race four times and the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race once. He became the oldest Iditarod winner at the age of 50 when he won the race in 2006, but the record would fall seven years later.

Before Fame

He moved to Alaska in 1975 and started racing in 1976.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Iditarod Hall of Fame in 1999. He authored a book called Cold Hands, Warm Heart: Alaskan Adventures of an Iditarod Champion.

Family Life

He and his ex-wife Donna Gates had three daughters. He later started dating Kristin Bacon.

Associated With

He joined Martin Buser on the elite list of mushers who have won the Iditarod four times or more.