Mushing In Northern Illinois

Rich Kisseloff and his lead dog Guinness

Rich Kisseloff and his lead dog Guinness

Yes, it’s cold, and there’s a little snow on the ground; but that’s no reason to stay inside. It’s a safe bet Algonquin resident Rich Kisseloff won’t be spending much time on the couch at this time of year. First Light host Brian O’Keefe talked with Rich about dog sledding and his preparations for the World Championships in Europe.

Rich Kisseloff’s van serves as mobile kennel, gear shed and locker room as he travels to racing events across North America

Rich Kisseloff’s van serves as mobile kennel, gear shed and locker room as he travels to racing events across North America

Algonquin resident Rich Kisseloff competing at a ski-jouring event

Algonquin resident Rich Kisseloff competing at a ski-jouring event