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Newton marshall


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Newton marshall

  1. 1.  Newton Marshall was born on March 2nd 1983 in Jamaica. In his early life, he lived in extreme poverty and had a poor education. The first time he ever actually got to see the snow was only four years ago. For ten years he worked as a tour guide and is now working for the Jamaican security. Newton did the Yukon Quest, which is considered even harder than the Iditarod, and placed in 13th .Being the first Jamaican to compete in these kinds of races, he gained instant popularity. Newton is Now 31.He got his dogs that he's currently working with from The Jamaican society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals.
  2. 2.  This year Newton finished the race and placed in 43rd out of 69. He took twelve days, one hour, five minutes and fifty-two seconds. Newton started out with sixteen dogs and finished with thirteen.
  3. 3.  Gary Paulsen is an author who wrote a book about the Iditarod he did. Newton and Gary have both experienced hallucinations during the race and have both struggled and have given up everything for the Iditarod. Gary raced in the Iditarod in the same year that Newton was born. Gary PaulsenNewton Marshall
  4. 4. Where When Place Status Time Sheep Mountain 150 2008 21st Finished 1 day, 2 hours and 31 minutes Yukon Quest 2009 13th Finished 11 days, 19 hours and 2 minutes Iditarod 2010 47 Finished 12 days, 4 hours, 27 minutes and 28 seconds Sheep Mountain 150 2010 DNF Scratched Na Iditarod 2011 DNF Scratched Na Iditarod 2014 43rd Finished 12 days 1 hour 5 minutes and 52 seconds
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