Biography // Adventure as a way of life
In Alaska, they start ‘em young...
Dallas Seavey, born March 4, 1987 is an American dog musher who is a three time winner and current record holder in the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across the state of Alaska.
At age 25, Seavey became the youngest musher ever to win the race with a time of 9 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes, 26 seconds. In 2014, he again won the race in a record time of 8 days, 13 hours, 4 minutes and 19 seconds. And in 2015 he went on to win his 3rd Iditarod with a time of 8 days, 18 hours, and 13 minutes. By defending his title, he became the 7th person in race history to to have won 3 or more times. He also won the Yukon Quest on his first attempt, making him one of only 6 people to ever hold a title in both races. He is the son of 2004 and 2013 Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey. His grandfather, Dan Seavey, is also a veteran Iditarod musher, having competed in the first two Iditarod sled dog races in 1973 and 1974, in addition to the 1997 and 2012 races.
In 2013, Dallas joined 7 other adventurers as the cast of the new hit show Ultimate Survival Alaska on the National Geographic Channel, matching survival skills and wilderness wits over 3,000 miles of Alaska’s toughest terrain.