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‘National Geographic Adventurer of the Year’ Andrew Skurka & Payge McMahon at AT Festival in NC

McMahon caught up with National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year,’ uber-distance & ultra-light weight backpacker Andrew Skurka  at the AT Founders’ Bridge Festival in Bryson City, NC. Skurka, has packed and rafted over 30,000 miles in North America.  He most recently finished a solo Alaska-Yukon Expedition, hiking-rating-skiing over 4,700 miles in 6 months. When asked if she would ever consider ...
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The 39th Annual Iditarod = the Super Bowl of Sled Dog Races and NASCAR…hmmmm

Exciting, Breathtaking, Colorful, Tradition and Pageantry are the words I use to describe attending the 39th Annual Iditarod.  It was my first time at the Super Bowl of sled dog races and truly one of the most amazing things I’ve EVER witnessed… I had the pleasure of co-hosting Alaska’s most popular adventure show on Alaska HDTV with 5th generation Alaskan, ...
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Canada Goose sponsors American Adventure Athlete, Payge McMahon

Canada Goose, the leading manufacturer of extreme cold weather coats, is sponsoring American adventure athlete, Payge McMahon. Founded in 1957 in Toronto, Canada, Canada Goose has grown to nearly $100M in annual revenue. Canada Goose is equally at home in the weather research stations of the frigid South Pole as it is on the windswept Iditarod dog sledding trial in Alaska, ...
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Payge McMahon Joins Scott Slone as Co-Host of “Alaska with Scott Slone” on Alaska HDTV

Anchorage, AK (February, 2011) – Alaska HDTV announced today that adventure athlete and writer Payge McMahon will join Scott Slone as co-host of “Alaska with Scott Slone” Alaska HDTV’s popular online adventure travel show. In her new roll co-hosting with Scott Slone, she will be providing coverage of the 2011 Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Payge McMahon is a known adventure ...
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Country Musicians, Fox Sports Analyst & Mascot Offer Inspirational Words to Iditarod Mushers

As I get ready to travel from Nashville, TN to Anchorage, Alaska, to cover the 39th Annual Iditarod Sled Dog Race, I visited with a few TN folks to get their inspirational words for those competing in the upcoming race. My first stop was in Pottsville, TN to visit with country duo Joey & Rory. Aside from their hit songs ...
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