Sass’s first Iditarod victory comes on his seventh try.
The race, in some ways, is back to normal: Mushers are again dashing 1,000 miles to Nome.
Six years ago, Kailyn Davis adopted Zeke. He was a hairless, scabby rescue dog. She says running with a dog team has helped him heal.
Volunteers and race officials at the 2022 Iditarod Sled Dog Race will be tested daily for COVID-19 and must prove they are fully vaccinated to be in the Iditarod bubble.