WHAT DE BUMBAKLAAT? JAMAICANS PARTICIPATE IN DOG SLED RACES IN WISCONSIN!
by AirBourne / February 9th, 2008
EE-bwoy! Oonoo-ear? Looka fi de Jamaicans in nah bobsled but DOG-sled! TRANSLATION: Hey, bo’! Ya hear? Jamaicans give up bobsled fuh DOG-sled…
Jamaica?s dog sled team participated in the Three Bear Sled Dog Races in Land O? Lakes, Wisconsin. Ken Davis, coach of the Jamaica sled dog team, noted that it is always fun for them to race in Wisconsin. Danny Melville, founder of the Jamaican Dog Sled Team, said it took some effort to get the team running, but that it was worth it. The dogs train on dry land and on wheels in Jamaica. The team uses dogs from shelters to train.
It’s also a popular topic for Caribbean-lover American singer Jimmy Buffett and even over in chilly Canada too, where one of my favorite News-Comedies rocks –
After ice hockey, the Rick Mercer Report on CBC is one of the most popular TV show across Canada. Watch as musher Robb gives Rick a taste of dogsledding…Jamaican-style! Mush Mon!