The dogsled race was about to begin.
Julie and her dogs were lined up at the starting gate.
Julie stood behind them.
Julie kept her eyes on the clock.
At exactly ten o'clock,she and the other racers yelled,"Mush!"The dogs knew that meant "Go!"
They leapt forward and the race began!
Hour after hour, day after day,Julie's dogs pulled the sled in order to win the race.
Now,they ran over snowy hills and down into frozen valleys.
They stopped only to rest and eat.
They wanted to stay ahead of the other teams
.The racers had to go to a thousand miles across Alaska.
Alaska is one of the coldest places on Earth.
At first,the dogs seemed to pull the sled very slowly.
They were still getting used to the race.
But on the third day out,they bagan to pull more quickly.
They worked as a team and passed many of the other racers.
When they finally reached the finishing line,they found out that they had come in first place!
It was a great day for Julie and her dogs.
Susan Butcher On The Iditarod Trail
An hour into the race, Susan Butcher and her sled dog team speeded dowm a hill, skidded off the trail,and crashed into a fallen tree.With a hurt shoulder ,Susan untangled her sled and team of Alaskan husky dogs and continued the grueling race across the frozen Alsakan wilderness.It was the fourth year she had run this race,known as the lditarod,and she wanted very much to win it.
The history of the lditarod goes back to 1925 when a doctor in Nome,Alaskan,was desperately in need of medicine to stop the spread of a deadly disease called diphtheria.Only a hospital in Anchorage ,700miles away ,had the supplies he needed.But it was January,too dangerous to send a boat across the frozen Bering Sea and too stormy for his tiny airplane .The only hope was to use sled dog teames following an old native trail through the mountains and tundra .The medicine was passed from one man and his sled team to another along the trail .It was named lditarod after and temperatures as cold as 60 degrees below zero ,did not stop them ,and the midicine was delivered in record time.Most of the lditarod Trail Sled Dog Race follows the route of the famous medicine run.It is over 1000 miles long,and is considered the toughest race in the world ,In 1978 Susan entered it for the first time .
"Unity is strength, this sentence thorough everyone must very well. On this holiday I saw a movie, by the name of snow dog brothers
Brother ", it is to me for this sentence had a deeper understanding.
The plot of this movie is like this. Five lovely dog live in warm goblet of paradise. One day, they went to the north of misfortune unexcelled luo icercream car, and so they came to the north and understanding a good friend called "BingJu" dog. BingJu young master very wants to join the sled dog's game, but his parents did not approve of, he has no dogs. So six puppies comprise the dogs, took part in the race. Attend six teams only their dog's most young, but relies on their efforts have gained the first prize.
Today, I on the computer enjavabout a dog's movie. It took five golden retriever speak only because the were shipped to the greedy ice cream container, they learn the ice cream in the snow again and a snow dogs become friends story. They help snow dog owners become sled championship. Then send the few puppy to the airport, send them home.
Till now, I remember is that only snow dog say: "important is not the strength but united." This sentence tell me a reason: in groups, the most important is unity and unity strength is often better than individual power. As the saying goes: "two heads are better than one. Two heads are better than one", etc., are explained unity strength is strong, there is no victory over ?