Ride along and experience the thrills, spills, and triumphs of the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Memorial Snowmachine Race. Watch the drama unfold as the racers fly 220 miles across rough country from the starting line
in Kotzebue, Alaska to Noorvik, Kiana, Selawik and back.
This 2 disc DVD set contains action packed footage of the 1989-1994 AF/WG Kotzebue Race. Also included is rare archive footage of one of the best cross-country snowmachine racers of the times.
The Western Arctic Championship Race began in Kotzebue, Alaska in the 1960’s and later became known as the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Memorial Race, Other wise known as “The Kotzebue Race.” The race is approximately 220 miles long and starts in Kotzebue, cuts across rough lake ice, then up through the Kobuk River to the village of Noorvik. From Noorvik to Kiana and then through a mountainous pass to the village of Selawik. From Selawik across low rolling hills back to the village of Noorvik and then back onto the Finish line in Kotzebue.
This race is made possible by the hard working volunteers in Kotzebue, Noorvik, Kiana, Selawik, and by the Kotzebue Lions Club and the Kotzebue Sound Racing Association (K.S.R.A.) Thank you for making it possible to continue the tradition of this Great Race!