Jussi Pietikainen

Ristijarvi, Suomi Finland
Dogsleds (6-8 dogs) 440 km


Jussi has had huskies since 1999’s.
Huskies and dogsleds are hobby for Jussi’s whole family: wife Marjo and daughters Maritsa and Mira who already live in their own homes.
Jussi has been driving sprint, middledistance and during last two years also couple longdistance races in Finland.
Jussi is the winner of the race «KALEVALA 2012». The result he showed, competing on the dogsled with Siberian husky dogs, amazed Russian mushing community.
«KALEVALA 2013» will be the second race abroad for him and his dogs, and also a return match for russian mushers.

Dogsledding is the most important hobby for Jussi and Races are nice extra for sleddogsports, but besides sleddriving Icesmile’s huskies have shown themselves also in the working trials (kind of sleddog obedience competition in Finland) and also in the showrings.