Santa Rosa, CA February 27, 2014 – Liquid Image Co., LLC is proud to announce that the Chase Toys Snowmobile team finished 8th out of 48 teams in the annual Iron Dog Race that took place on February 16th in the Alaskan Backcountry. 

The Iron Dog Race is known as the world’s longest and toughest snowmobile race covering over 2,000 miles across Alaska in seven days.  Liquid Image was proud to sponsor the Chase Toys riders, Tim Lessard and Chad Dow from Fairfield, Maine.  This was Lessard and Dow’s first Iron Dog Race and they were one of the few non-Alaskan teams to finish in the top 10.  The duo was named “Top Rookie Team of the Year” with a final time of 42:15:09. 

“Living so far away from the actual event was a huge challenge.  We didn’t know what to expect, so we trained for all different types of terrain,” said Chase Toys racer, Chad Dow. “The course ended up being extremely difficult.  It was not groomed and there was very low snow this year, at some points we were racing on rock hard ground.”

Besides the harsh terrain, the rookie team also had to battle the Alaskan climate.  With below freezing temperatures and very little shelter at night, some teams were unable to finish the race.  Dehydration is always a factor during the Iron Dog and Lessard and Dow had to train their bodies to survive in such a climate prior 

to the race.  Although the two Snowmobile stars from Maine are unsure if they will compete again next year, they are very proud of their accomplishments and thankful to all their sponsors.

Chase Toys is a Ski-doo dealership in Unity, Maine and has been in business since 1967, family owned and operated by Josh Miville. See videos of Lessard and Dow’s race on their Facebook page.

About Liquid Image:

Liquid Image Co, LLC, manufactures the largest selection of Wearable Cameras in the world. Our Wearable Technology is revolutionizing the way people share their activities, sports and point of view. Liquid Image products have been distributed in over 100 countries and across multiple sales channels that include: Scuba, Sporting Goods, Powersports, Snow Sports, Telecom, Consumer Electronics, Photo, Gift, Gadget, Marine, Resort and Rental markets. The corporate office is located in Santa Rosa, CA, with an international office located in Hong Kong.  PH: (707) 284-1585

February 27, 2014 by Liquid Image
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