|Spectators anxiously await the beginning of the Yukon Quest.|
|Doug gives his lead dog, Fjord, final encouragement before the beginning of the race.|
|Doug begins his 1000 mile trek to Fairbanks, Alaska - GO DOUG!!!|
Ned and Jeninne Cathers, from Whitehorse, leave the start gate.
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1998 Yukon Quest, from Whitehorse, Yukon.