Can-Am musher portraits

Posted March 05, 2013, at 5:40 a.m.
Gino Roussel of St-Jacques, New Brunswick, Canada, after arriving with his team at the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
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Gino Roussel of St-Jacques, New Brunswick, Canada, after arriving with his team at the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Buy Photo
Gino Roussel of St. Jacques, New Brunswick, Canada, after arriving with his team at the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
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Gino Roussel of St. Jacques, New Brunswick, Canada, after arriving with his team at the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Buy Photo
Jaye Foucher of New Portland before she leaves with her team from the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday March 3, 2013.
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Jaye Foucher of New Portland before she leaves with her team from the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday March 3, 2013. Buy Photo
Jaye Foucher of New Portland before she leaves with her team from the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday March 3, 2013.
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Jaye Foucher of New Portland before she leaves with her team from the Rocky Brook checkpoint on Saturday March 3, 2013. Buy Photo
Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minn., during feeding time at the Maibec checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
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Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minn., during feeding time at the Maibec checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Buy Photo
Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minn., during feeding time at the Maibec checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
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Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minn., during feeding time at the Maibec checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Buy Photo
Laura Daugereau of Port Gamble, Wash., puts her team to sleep at the Allagash checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
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Laura Daugereau of Port Gamble, Wash., puts her team to sleep at the Allagash checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Buy Photo
Laura Daugereau of Port Gamble, Wash., puts her team to sleep at the Allagash checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
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Laura Daugereau of Port Gamble, Wash., puts her team to sleep at the Allagash checkpoint on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Buy Photo
Bob Shanahan of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, after crossing the finish line at the Can-Am Crown 250-mile dog sled race on Monday, March 3, 2013.
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Bob Shanahan of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, after crossing the finish line at the Can-Am Crown 250-mile dog sled race on Monday, March 3, 2013. Buy Photo
Bob Shanahan of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, after crossing the finish line at the Can-Am Crown 250-mile dog sled race on Monday, March 3, 2013.
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Bob Shanahan of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, after crossing the finish line at the Can-Am Crown 250-mile dog sled race on Monday, March 3, 2013. Buy Photo

The mushers and dog sled teams of the Can-Am Crown 250-mile dog race endure three days of cold weather, fatigue and sleep deprivation. The trail offers few comforts, but the mushers and their teams battle through the adversity. Above is a collection of portraits taken from the trail as the mushers competed in the race this past weekend.

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