Hometown: Tok, AK
Hugh Neff is an accomplished long- and mid-distance race competitor. He has competed in 26 thousand-mile races since 2000. He was the 2012 Yukon Quest champion, and the 2004 Iditarod Rookie of the Year. He placed 2nd in the 2013 and 2014 Yukon Quest, and 5th in the 2015 Quest. He has also competed in the Kobuk 440, Copper Basin 300, Finnmarkslopet, and Knik 200, among many others. He has competed in the K300 four times, and his most recent finish was 8th in 2011.
Neff races for Laughing Eyes Kennel, which has 40 dogs. For more information on Hugh and his team, visit hughneffgypsymusher.com.
His sponsors include GBA Corona, AP&T, and Petro North.