welcome to Halliburton Ontario where teams from Jamaica to Alaska come and compete in the Halliburton Highlands dogsled derby at stake is a purse worth over $10,000 which is $70,000 in dog money this week the Mercer report rushes for box okay I'm standing here with you see you it's noisy here isn't it extremely noisy there's a lot of excitement in the air now where do all the dogs come from these are they always purebred or they sometimes mixed breeds most of these dogs right they are not purebred okay they could have some husky in their back legs but a lot of them will have a pound german shorthaired pleaser homes they have hound in them for sure I'm Border Collies some people are in Border Collies they drive you not support at all I was trying to herd you I had a friend of that was ridiculous it couldn't go in the living room thirty seconds oh my goodness do you have any tips for anyone really that's it okay now I'm joined by Adam Brockovich hello Adam how are you doing well nice to see you is to meet you Rick well I do you know you're gonna be running for dogs you're gonna have to wheel dogs and to lead the wheel dogs are in the back yes right then where do I go do I lie down here to feed on the runners yeah not a lot of room there on the runners hands on the handlebars number-one rule dog sledding yeah don't let go don't ever let go number two real dog sledding yeah always hang on okay man mush right no that's kind of the Hollywood version we use a hike you don't say mush no Farley Mowat lied and then once you say hike yeah you only say it once you don't go down the trails that's like your boss leaned over you saying work work work oh I hate that hey Jer how many bosses I have at the CBC 6000 this is the brand there you go the harder you press the more it'll dig in okay so hike go whoa stop is there a left and right left right no no what do you say well it's G and ha G and ha how do you spell G you know what this reminds me up all those new condo developments in Vancouver because I like to look I like to help I'm just gonna get you to grab this one color so this is it they're just essentially tied on yet they're hooked in two places back where they do the pulling and at the collar and it helps keep them in line but there's no bit or anything like on a horse you know am i riding the brake to her no you're doing fine here that I'm doing fine nice to see you what's your name Jim Cunningham hey Jim love the Hat very excited g-g-gee GDD sir Blitzen what was gold that side said welcome to Manitoba that's not good I gotta admit this is a beautiful country this is amazing pick up the finish line ah and this is Damian Rob hello Damien how are you I'm fine you're a dog mushroom yeah I am you're competing yeah I'm competing and you're from Jamaica yes I'm from Jamaica so how long do you be in Canada well I just came here since Thursday just to do this race is that the first time yeah that was the first time wherever you go do people say is it cold enough for you yeah but you know what Canadians say that to each other – yeah that's just all we talk about they're gonna let me take out a dogsled team didn't you go out with me yeah I would go with you but side by side not on the same sled no yeah no do you like you know team Jamaica team Newfoundland oh yeah and you know we have a connection yeah not Newfoundland in Jamaica because we used to give you soft fish we give you exactly and then you would eat be selfish and happy for breakfast yeah and we would drink the breakfast are we racing careful doc whoa I didn't like it when the dog's head was between my legs I think they were telling you message move over did it win the 10 grand I got to check with our official timer somehow I doubt us

RMR: Rick and Dog Sledding Derby
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4 thoughts on “RMR: Rick and Dog Sledding Derby

  • July 27, 2019 at 11:07 am
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    Grew up doing this with my Sibes! Was so Fun!

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  • July 27, 2019 at 11:07 am
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    the guy from Jamaica "I just came here on Thursday!" amazing

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  • July 27, 2019 at 11:07 am
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    I love Rick's face when the sledder yells to go!!!

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  • July 27, 2019 at 11:07 am
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    3:50 Victorious Fail!!!

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