Road to Femundløpet

The start of the journey to Femundløpet

While the excitement of a race may begin for most when they see the teams jumping and barking on the starting line, any musher (or handler!) will tell you that the months, weeks, days and hours leading up to it are often just as much of a whirlwind. The days before this year’s Femundløpet have …

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The Riders of the Arctic

New documentary The Riders of the Arctic out now. Last year at Finnmarksløpet 2016 we were lucky when an unexpected addition to our handler crew joined us. Belgian filmmaker Hilse De Groote was shooting a documentary about the race and the mushers who compete in it. She had been riding with British musher Mel Andrews but when …

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Metsjövidda Fjäll Race result 2017

race results are in, petter karlsson is victorious!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Who won the Metsjövidda Fjäll Race?! *Drumroll please* The suspense for the race results actually wasn’t too intense on the night of the closing banquet, as Petter had arrived home some hours before the rest of the pack, making him the clear 2017 Metsjövidda champion! Editor’s note: Petter …

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Metsjövidda Fjäll Race: A Yearling Tale

An early start Late nights and early mornings, that’s what makes a competitive musher’s world go round. Count the booties, cut the snacks, pack the sled, realise you forgot 10 things, repack the sled. For months, everything has been leading to this moment, focused on the Metsjövidda Fjäll Race and yet somehow there is still …

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Watch NRK tv reports

Petter surpriced the Norweigans by being the first to reach Kirkenes. Watch it here The leading teams have reached Varangerbotn. Watch it here. Petter run right through Sirbma and continued to Levajok. Whatch it here.

Watch the start of Finnmarkslöpet

See the start of Finnmarkslöpet 2016 live on at 11:00 Petter has bib #13 and will start out at 11:13 Follow the race on and You can also follow our team on Facebook:  Team Petter Karlsson Sleddogs and on Instagram: @petterkarlssonsleddogs