Ditt beste hundekjørerminne:
Ive had some amazing race experiences, but the happiest memory was driving at the back of a tourist trip on the Sea Ice, with Baby William giggling and waving at the dogs the whole way and the wonderful guests all wanting a picture with him and the dogs at the end.
Sponsorer: ArcticHuskies.com, LaplandRanch.com
Løp/ år/ plassering - inklusive alle gangene du har fullført Finnmarksløpet:
2016: Femund 600km 19th, Gausdal 200km 17th, Gruvelopet 160km 3rd
2015: Gruvelopet 160km 11th,
2014: Femund 600km 25th, Gruvelopet 160km 7th, Gausdal 200km 22nd
2013: Finnmark 500km 32nd, Femund 400km 69th, Gausdal 200km 22nd
2012: Polarhund 100km 11th, 2011 LGO
Hvorfor langdistanse / Finnmarksløpet:
Spending time with my dogs, the bond it creates, exploring the wilderness, the love of adventure and working hard as part of a team.
Målsettinger og strategi for årets løp:
Have fun, enjoy the race with the dogs and finish with a happy and healthy team.
Ledere i spannet/ navn/ alder:
Special leaders Toivo, Houdini, Tenzing, Nortug, Ozzy, Sarek, Baker, Rhino, Kevlar.
BBC, Andover Advertiser, This is Hampshire, Southern Echo
Dogsledding, Mountain Climbing, Skiing, Kayaking, Photography, Writing and doing all of those with my baby son William
William, Nigel, the Dogs, Mum, Dad, Darren, Ella, Sienna, Barry, Patty and lots of very supportive extended family.
Yrke: Musher, Tourist Company, Mother
Kennel navn: Team Mel Andrews
Ant. hunder: 80