Iditarod Winner Oldest Ever at 53



As if winning the grueling Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race isn't historic enough. This year's winner, Mitch Seavey, will also go down in history as the oldest to claim a victory.

"This is for all of the gentlemen of a certain age," the 53-year-old said, as he crossed the finish line with his 10-dog team, as quoted by The Associated Press. His race time: Nine days, 7 hours, 39 minutes, AP said.