Saturday, March 7, 2009

Finnmarkslopet 2009: Part 6 - The Ceremonial Start

Greetings from Skoganvarre, the first checkpoint!

Mikael should be in soon, he phoned that he's comming to the river ice. If I have time, I'll do proper update from a PC.

Until then, enjoy pictures from the ceremonial start!

The vet team

Musher snugling with her team

Mikael (Jutila) resting before the ceremonial start

The ATV crew - these guys took teams out to the starting chute

Sponsors presented in ice wall at the race start

Mikael's main leader Timone

Mikael and his buddy Timone

Mikael' s team at the starting chute - these are Blackie and Cassie

And off they are!

Sent using a Sony Ericsson mobile phone

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