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Mitch Seavey, 53, wins Iditarod

Updated: March 13, 2013, 9:54 PM ET
Associated Press

NOME, Alaska -- Last year, the youngest musher ever to win Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said his 25-year-old stamina gave him the advantage to get his dogs to the finish line first.

Just one year later, Dallas Seavey's own father proved youth doesn't always win out, using careful strategy and an all-out sprint to the finish line to become the oldest winner ever of the grueling, 1,000-mile race.

"This is for all of the gentlemen of a certain age who think it ends at 50, because ...

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