What’s happening with Nic Petit???

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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Another UK Fan » Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:18 am

Thanks for those thoughts Froze. Crossed my mind too - a case of 'are you thinking what I'm thinking'? All those factors together are a pretty potent mix. Stuck for words now . . . . thanks again.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Frozen Chosen » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:16 am

Nic's doing the right thing by stopping at the shelter cabin to regroup...he probably has no choice as when the team crash, they crash real goot! NOW, it's time to ROOOOOT fer da ULsOm dUDe fr Norway!!!

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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Another UK Fan » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:29 am

Yes. Yes!
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby txbennett » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:46 am

We have seen it said and seen it happen before -- to good teams and good mushers. When the dogs stop having fun they stop.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby COHusky » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:10 am

update from ktuu - https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Idita ... 79591.html
(thanks another uk fan for posting the initial report earlier)
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Luna » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:18 am

I get a flashback to 2014. Did the dogs stop on him then? He had to scratch if I'm not mistaken. Was in a very good position.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby txbennett » Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:31 am

We have seen other teams which were competing in or near the front of the pack stop in both the Iditarod and the Yukon Quest. Off the top of my head I remember Jeff King, Brent Sass, Paige Drobny, Hugh Neff and others.

If the dogs decide to stop, they stop!
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby fladogfan » Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:37 am

Didn't Dee Dee's team stop close to Safety one year?
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby Luna » Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:02 pm

Feel sad for him. He moved a little bit, but had to return. No he is back at the shelter cabin resting.
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Re: What’s happening with Nic Petit???

Postby elsietee » Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:03 pm

He got going a little while back, moved a short distance forwards at 4 mph, then backtracked back to the cabin.
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