Hometown: Carcross, Yukon Territory
Michelle Phillips has had an extensive long-distance mushing career, including the Yukon Quest and Iditarod six times. She has also competed in the Kobuk 440, Klondike 300, Cantwell Classic, Denali Doubles, Taiga 300, Paul Johnson, and CB 300. and she has won the Gin Gin 200 and Yukon Quest 300. Her family includes husband and mushing partner Ed Hopkins, and son Keegan.
Michelle races for Tagish Lake Kennel, which has 60 dogs. For more information, visit tagishlakekennel.com.
Her sponsors include Alaska RV Discovery Tours and Ground Effect Media.