Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod

Watch Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod

  • 2008
  • 1 Season

The Iditarod is the most grueling race in the world that features sled dogs going through the snow and ice to circle the whole of Alaska. These dog sleds are captained by some of the best adventurers in the world, they make a trip that few could actually complete. You will see teenagers that are captaining their first sleds for the race, and you will see some of the most experienced veterans in the history of the race. Sit down and watch as you see people do one of the most difficult things that a human being can do accompanied by their sled dogs.

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Seasons
Nome or Bust
6. Nome or Bust
November 21, 2008
With Nome less than 100 miles away, Mackey, King, and Martin Buser battle for the finish line. Icon Jonrowe battles to stay in the top 10, and for rookie Holt, just finishing Alaska's toughest race means winning.
The Great Escape
5. The Great Escape
November 14, 2008
Mackey continues to break trail for rival King but is catching on to King's game. Rookie musher Holt, making a slew of beginner's mistakes, has to decide whether he can carry on or if he will succumb to the treacherous nature on the Iditarod Trail.
Chase on the Yukon
4. Chase on the Yukon
November 7, 2008
Mackey makes up for lost time while King devises a new plan. Eskimo Nelson debates whether to withdraw from the race. Jonrowe is accosted by a drunken fan. The Busers separate to allow former champion, Martin, a chance to go for the gold.
The King and the Pauper
3. The King and the Pauper
October 28, 2008
With the Alaska Range behind them, mushers turn their attention to rest--a strategy all its own. Mackey, already down a lead dog cares for his exhausted team. Jonrowe, nursing a virus, is first to the half-way mark, winning Yukon Gold, but at what price?
Surviving the Alaska Range
2. Surviving the Alaska Range
October 21, 2008
The mushers cross the treacherous Alaska Range. Jonrowe faces "the Step", where she was injured last year. Injury also causes Mackey's lead dog to be dropped. Martin Buser takes a strategic rest at Salmon River before beginning the treacherous trek again.
The Last Great Race
1. The Last Great Race
October 14, 2008
The 2008 Iditarod race begins. Returning champion Lance Mackey already has a hitch in his plan. Iditarod icon DeeDee Jonrowe loses her dog team outside a checkpoint. The mushers prepare to face the dreaded Alaska Range.
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The Iditarod is the most grueling race in the world that features sled dogs going through the snow and ice to circle the whole of Alaska. These dog sleds are captained by some of the best adventurers in the world, they make a trip that few could actually complete. You will see teenagers that are captaining their first sleds for the race, and you will see some of the most experienced veterans in the history of the race. Sit down and watch as you see people do one of the most difficult things that a human being can do accompanied by their sled dogs.

Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on October 14, 2008.

Where to Watch Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod

Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Toughest Race on Earth: Iditarod on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Sling and Discovery.

  • Premiere Date
    October 14, 2008