Spirit of the Wind: The Story of George Attla, Alaska's Legendary Sled Dog Sprint Champ

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In 1958, no one in the Fur Rendezvous World Championship Sled Dog Race knew the Athabascan Indian from Huslia who limped to the starting line in Anchorage. But when he finished with the winning time, George Attla opened a new chapter in the history of sprint mushing. For decades, Attla, the ""Huslia Hustler,"" reined as Alaska's most winning sprint champion, having overcome crippling TB as a child.

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This is the biography of an extraordinary man whose uncommon strength, agility, speed, and endurance are the stuff of champions. It tells the fascinating story of how he and his sled dogs became champion sprint racers.

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A native of Boston, Lew Freeman is a sports writer for the Chicago Tribune, where he covers the ""outdoor adventures"" beat. Previously, he was a sports editor for the Anchorage Daily News and a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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