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2009 General Result

La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc result

Rank Nation Mushers NB stages Accumulated times Difference/1st
1 Czech Republic Radek Havrda 10 40:12:17  
2 Norway Robert Sorlie 10 40:30:59 00:18:42
3 Norway Sigrid Ekran 10 41:18:26 01:06:09
4 Norway Jo Are Brennodden 10 41:38:47 01:26:30
5 Sweden Petter Karlsson 10 41:47:43 01:35:26
6 France Jean-Philippe Pontier 10 43:30:33 03:18:16
7 Norway Ketil Reitan 10 45:38:23 05:26:06
8 France Daniel Juillaguet 10 46:42:52 06:30:35
9 France Jack-Gerard Gaspard 10 47:00:37 06:48:20
10 Spain Salvador Luque 10 47:45:21 07:33:04
11 Swiss Barbara Inauen 10 48:29:56 08:17:39
12 Italy Daniele Rao 10 48:54:28 08:42:11
13 Swiss Jaco Alex Ulmann 10 55:49:41 15:37:24

 

Scratched Mushers

Rank Nation Mushers Stages Notes
DNF Switzerland Emil Inauen 8 Injury
DNF France Isabelle Travadon 4 Injury
DNF Belgium Joël Reyniers 1 Quit

 

Trophy Haute Maurienne Vanoise result

Rang Nation Mushers NB stages Accumulated times Difference/1st
1 France Jean Combazard 2 06:56:49  
2 Swiss Sarah Audetat 2 07:37:41 00:40:52
3 Croatia Renato Zobundzija 2 08:59:33 02:02:44
4 France Jean-Marc Charneau 2 10:44:48 03:47:59
DNF Swiss Ambroise Evequoz      
Jo Are BRENNODDEN

Jo Are
BRENNODDEN

Norway Norway [43 years old]

Finisher : 2011, 2010, 2009

Sponsors :

Prize list :
Arctic Alps Cup 2011 CHAMPION
LGO 2011 (6) - Friendliest Musher
Finnmarkslopet 1000 2011 (7)
LGO 2010 (5)
LGO 2009 (4) - Friendliest Musher
Finnmarkslopet 1000 2010 (10)
Finnmarkslopet 1000 2008 (14)
Finnmarkslopet 500 2005 (7)

Biography :
Jo Are is from a succesful mushing familly. His father Kjell is one of the best long-distance mushers in Norway. His brother Ola has won the Femundlopet 500 in 2008. Jo Are took a great 4th place in La Grande Odyssee Savoie Mont Blanc 2009. He received also the friendliest musher award.

Jean-Marc CHARNEAU

Jean-Marc
CHARNEAU

France France [53 years old]

Finisher :

Sponsors : NEITTER CONSULTING

Prize list :

Biography :
Jean-Marc is training for the Trophée with a great coach Isabelle Travadon a multiple LGO finisher. He wants to proove that his siberian huskies can do well in the Trophée. He is planning to enter La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc in a few years.

Jean COMBAZARD

Jean
COMBAZARD

France France [58 years old]

Finisher : 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008

Sponsors : - Amy Ecobat - Sodexo Stop Hunger - Royal Canin

Prize list :
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2017 (5)
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2016 (7) Nordic Rank (1)
Sprint FISTC World Championship 2015 (1)
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2015 (8) Nordic Rank (1)
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2014 (7)
Sprint FISTC World Championship 2013 (1)
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2013 (14)
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2012 (10)
Sprint FISTC European Championship 2012 (1)
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2011 (10) Best Siberian Husky Team
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2010 (19) Non finisher
La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc 2008 (11)
Trophée Haute-Maurienne 2009 CHAMPION

Biography :

Sigrid EKRAN

Sigrid
EKRAN

Norway Norway [39 years old]

Finisher : 2009

Sponsors :

Prize list :
La Grande Odyssée 2009 (3)
Femundlopet 600 Champion: 2010, 2011
Finnmarkslopet 2011 (2), 2013 (5)
Iditarod 2007 (20) Rookie of the year
Iditarod 2008 (24)
Femundlopet 600 2009 (3)
Finnmarkslopet 1000 2009 (8)

Biography :
Sigrid went to Alaska to study biology. She handled for Susan Butcher. In 2007, she ran her first Iditarod and got Rookie of the year. She also took part in Will Steger Expedition in the arctic the same year.

Ambroise EVEQUOZ

Ambroise
EVEQUOZ

Switzerland Switzerland [45 years old]

Finisher :

Sponsors :

Prize list :

Biography :

Radek HAVRDA

Radek
HAVRDA

Czech Republic Czech Republic [46 years old]

Finisher : 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008

Sponsors : - NON-STOP DOGWEAR.CZ - VETERINÁR S.R.O - HUMI OUTDOOR

Prize list :
La Grande Odyssée 2015 (1)
La Grande Odyssée 2014 (3)
La Grande Odyssée 2013 (4)
La Grande Odyssée 2012 CHAMPION
La Grande Odyssée 2011 (13) non finisher
La Grande Odyssée 2010 (2)
La Grande Odyssée 2009 CHAMPION
La Grande Odyssée 2008 (4)
Trophy Grande Odyssée 2007 CHAMPION

Biography :
Radek is the one and only double champion of La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc. He will try in 2015 to make history again in becoming the first three times champion.

Emil INAUEN

Emil
INAUEN

Switzerland Switzerland [47 years old]

Finisher : 2010, 2008, 2005

Sponsors : Swiss Natural, Virbac, Energizer, GLA-WEL, Scurion, Simex Trading, Lowa, Black Diamond, Mountain Hardwear, Trade Net

Prize list :
Yukon Quest 300 2003 (8)
Finnmarkslopet 500 2005 (5) Rookie of the year
LGO 2005 (6)
LGO 2008 (2)
LGO 2010 CHAMPION

Biography :
A former steep skier and climber, Emil has fallen in love with sleddogs during a trip in Canada. Originally coming from Switzerland, he has moved his kennel to Norway in 2009 to improve his level. Emil is also the builder of the sleds of the world famous BEWE brand. Emil hold the record of most stages won on La Grande OdysséeSavoie Mont Blanc and is the reigning champion.

Barbara INAUEN

Barbara
INAUEN

Switzerland Switzerland [48 years old]

Finisher : 2010, 2009

Sponsors : Swiss Natural, Virbac, Energizer, GLA-WEL, Scurion, Simex Trading, Lowa, Black Diamond, Mountain Hardwear, Trade Net

Prize list :
Finnmarkslopet 500 2008 DNF
LGO 2009 (11)
LGO 2010 (10)

Biography :
A doctor, Barbara runs with her husband Emil a kennel of 40 alaskan huskies. Originally living in Switzerland, they have moved to Norway to get better training conditionsand to get closer from the main long-distance teams. Barbara has been a handler for Emil for years. 3 years ago, she started to race. She's running the yearling team of Team Swiss.

Petter KARLSSON

Petter
KARLSSON

Sweden Sweden [43 years old]

Finisher : 2010, 2009, 2008

Sponsors : STORUMAN ENERGI AB - SNOTROLL - EUKANUBA - SLUSSFORS TRANSPORT & SERVICE

Prize list :
LGO 2008 1st
Amundsen Race 2008 9th
LGO 2009 5th
Femundlopet 600 17th

Biography :
Petter runs a farm in the summer and a sleddog tour business in the winter. He develops a special breeding for La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc. His dogs are a mix of alaskan huskies and shorthaired pointers. La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc is his main goal of the season.

Daniele RAO

Daniele
RAO

Italy Italy [56 years old]

Finisher : 2010, 2009

Sponsors :

Prize list :

Biography :
Daniele is back after a convincing try in the 2009 race. If you're a careful watcher you might have noticed that he runs La Grande Odyssée savoie Mont-Blanc in sneakers! He's back so that means that he has nort already freeze his toes!

Ketil REITAN

Ketil
REITAN

Norway Norway [58 years old]

Finisher : 2011, 2009, 2008

Sponsors : UnoX, Royal Canin Norway, Roros Hotell, Rorosbanken, Canada Goose

Prize list :
Arctic Alps Cup 2011 CHAMPION
LGO 2008 (3), LGO 2009 (7), LGO 2011 (4)
Finnmarkslopet 1000 2011 (11)
Yukon Quest 1989
Iditarod 1991, 1992 (10), 1993, 1994
Hope Nadezhda 1991
Femundlopet 2008 (2e), 2009 (7e)
Finnmarkslopet 2006 (12e), 2007 (11e) 2010 (7)

Biography :
Ketil is the only one musher who has run the 4 greatest races in the world: the Iditarod, the Yukon Quest, the Finnmarkslopet and La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc.

Joël REYNIERS

Joël
REYNIERS

Belgium Belgium [45 years old]

Finisher :

Sponsors : ROYAL CANIN BELGIQUE - SNOWDOG - VIYO - KIWAQ - POLYRACK - ELIPSE - SLEDDOGSHOP

Prize list :

Biography :

Robert SORLIE

Robert
SORLIE

Norway Norway [61 years old]

Finisher : 2009

Sponsors : Eukanuba, Macrogard, intervet, Vi Sees..., Vom Og Hundemat, Princeton Tec., Seleverkstedet, Brynje, Lowe Alpine, Kamik, OT Sleden, MR

Prize list :
La Grande Odyssée 2009: (2)
Femundlopet champion: 1996 2000 2002 2005 2007 2009
Finnmarkslopet champion: 1999 2001
Iditarod Champion: 2003, 2005

Biography :
Robert is the most famous musher in the world. After winning all the major races in Europe, he ran the Iditarod in 2002 and took the 9th place and the rookie of the year award. He came back the following year and won. And 2 years later, he won again. His way to run his dogs slower but really longer has inspired many other great mushers. Robert has taken the 2nd place and the rookie of the year award in his first La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc in 2009.

Isabelle TRAVADON

Isabelle
TRAVADON

France France [56 years old]

Finisher : 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2005

Sponsors : Royal Canin - Swiss Cool Mushing

Prize list :
LGO 2012 (9) Best Siberian Husky Team
LGO 2010 (15) Best Siberian Husky Team
LGO 2008 (13)
LGO 2005 (9) Best Siberian Husky Team
Trophée Haute Maurienne 2011 (2)
Finnmarkslopet 1000 2010 (27)
Finnmarkslopet 500 2007 (29)
Femundlopet 600 2007 (24)
Alpirod 1994 (26) 1995 (22)

Biography :
Isabelle is for sure the most famous french female musher. She has been breeding working siberian huskies for a lot of years. Many other teams in France have dogs coming from her kennel.

Jaco Alex ULMANN

Jaco Alex
ULMANN

Switzerland Switzerland [54 years old]

Finisher : 2012, 2010, 2009

Sponsors : HS VITA AG – SILVA Switzerland – LEATHERMAN Switzerland – ALLFARM AG – CAMPINGAZ/COLEMAN Switzerland – CIARA SUISSE – HUSKY TRAIL AG

Prize list :
LGO 2012 (11)
LGO 2011 (14) non finisher
LGO 2010 (17)
LGO 2009 (13)
Finnmarkslopet 500 2007 (39)
Finnmarkslopet 500 2008 (31)

Biography :
Jaco Alex has run LGO in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. He is back in 2012 with motivation as great as ever.

Renato ZOBUNDZIJA

Renato
ZOBUNDZIJA

Croatia Croatia [47 years old]

Finisher :

Sponsors :

Prize list :
Trophy La Grande Odyssee Savoie Mont Blanc 2009 (3)
Trophy La Grande Odyssee Savoie Mont Blanc 2008 (7)

Biography :