If there's anything on the ground in the area of the start, it's ice.

We were successful in eliminating the majority of potential residual risk to wilderness travelers.

We need to make decisions that get the biggest, strongest, healthiest dog teams to Nome.

The majority of the people who are fascinated with this race and following it are just interested in the very idea of what's transpiring out there. It's not just a focus on who's getting to Nome first.

That's the next generation of race fans. That may be the biggest area of potential immediately in front of us.

We simply believe the public has an appetite for more current Iditarod news than what can be accommodated inside of a regularly scheduled news broadcast.