Coronavirus strands English-born musher in Alaska after Iditarod win

  • Waerner and dogs remain stuck in Alaska since March victory
  • Iditarod champion was born in England but raised in Norway

Thomas Waerner won this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in March, but he is still waiting to return to his home in Norway.

Waerner and his 16 dogs have been stranded in Alaska by travel restrictions and flight cancellations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, The Anchorage Daily News reported Saturday.

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