Femundløpet 2014 starts on Thursday, 30th January! Registration is now open! – Two Mushing Belgium’s members are already at the entrans list

5. Edmond Schoemacher (50)     

Race:   F600 2014 (Rookie)

Country: Belgium

Homepage: www.lowlandstrail.comwww.lowlandstrail.com

Profession: Entrepreneur

Sleddogclub: Mushing Belgium / VFS

Nr of years with mushing: 11

Kennel name: Lowlandstrail

Breed: Alaskan Huskies

Number of dogs in kennel: 18

Family members:
My wife Mascha and children Sharon(19), Sven(16) and Luna(7)

Hobbies: Dogs & Mushing

Local newspapers: None

Sponsors: Mushing Belgium, Royal Canin, Buffalo

Experiences with long distance sleddog racing:
Race/ year/ results – inclusive nr of times finished Femundløpet:

Finnmark 500 (2010,2011), Femund 400 (2011), La Grande Odyssee Mont Blanc (2013)

Why long distance/ Femundløpet:
It will be great to start Femundløpet for the first time in the 600 class and also be able to take some of the promising younger dogs with me in the team.

Goal for this years race:
To cross the finish line with healthy and happy dogs.

Special dogs in Femundløpet-team:
Alta(7), Cayenne(5), Chili(3) but they are all special in their own way and we can only do it as a team together.

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17. Daniel Bulens (57)     

Race:   F400 2014 (Veteran)

Prev. entries:   F400-13/dnf   F400-12/dnf   F400-11/93

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Country: Belgium

Phone: +32495585729

E-mail: snowfoots@telenet.be

Homepage: snowfoots.telenet.besnowfoots.telenet.be

Profession: Sourcing Manager

Sleddogclub: Mushing Belgium / VFS

Nr of years with mushing: 15

Kennel name: Team Snowfoots

Breed: Siberian and Alaskan Huskies

Number of dogs in kennel: 24

Family members: Myriam, my wife and handler.

Hobbies: Mushing

Local newspapers: none

Sponsors:
We have no sponsors.
Although BEDUKO/EuroPremium pet food and KIVO petfood provides us excellent dogfood at very fair prices. Troll Butiken Roros is always helping us out with good advise at a fare rate.

Experiences with long distance sleddog racing:
Race/ year/ results – inclusive nr of times finished Femundløpet:

F400 2011 NB 13/13
Polar Distans Sweden

Why long distance/ Femundløpet:
A beautiful, hard race close to our winter home in Drevdagen, SE.

Goal for this years race:
Finish, as both F2012 and F2013 races I had to stop in Tynset and Tolga due to a lach of dogs.

Special dogs in Femundløpet-team:
Thelma, 7 and Betty 3 are my lead dogs. Both of Robert Sorlie’s string.

We are wishing them all the best for this big challenge!

Follow them on www.facebook.com/Femundlopet and http://www.facebook.com/MushingBelgium

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