WHO & WHERE
1 Rick Swenson
The Two Rivers musher holds the record for Iditarod titles (five).
2 World Eskimo-Indian Olympics
The annual games in Fairbanks include seal skinning, muktuk eating and the blanket toss.
3 Reggie Tongue
The defensive back from Fairbanks led the Seahawks with four interceptions in 2003.
4 Growden Memorial Park
The stadium is home to the Fairbanks Goldpanners, a summer college-league team whose alumni include Barry Bonds and Jason Giambi. Each June the Goldpanners play a Midnight Sun game that starts at 10:30 p.m.—in full daylight. The game is a Fairbanks tradition dating back to 1905.
The Nanooks have won the last five NCAA riflery championships.
6 Martin Buser
The Swiss-born musher, who won his fourth Iditarod in 2002, lives in Big Lake.
7 Mount McKinley
The highest peak in North America was summited by 688 people in 2003.
8 Mount St. Elias
This magnet for climbers is the second-highest peak in the U.S., at 18008 feet.
9 Mount Marathon
Racers scramble up and down the 3,022-foot peak in Seward every July 4.