Have you seen Minnesota's 3-year-old musher in action?


A minimum age for driving? Not if your vehicle is a sled pulled by dogs.

So don't be alarmed if you're up on Lake Superior's north shore and you spot 3-year-old musher Nichole Freking zoom by.

Nichole's parents, Jennifer and Blake Freking, own Manitou Crossing Kennel near Finland, Minnesota, where they raise dozens of Siberian huskies that compete in long-distance sled dog races.

Mom and Dad have been in the top sled dog races across the U.S. and Canada. But now they've got Nichole and her big sister Elena, 5, training for the Cub Run that's part of the festivities at the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon on Jan. 23. (The marathon itself is the following weekend.)

Judging from the video they posted to their Facebook page, Nichole's mushing career is off to a good start.


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