Dallas Seavy is 22 years old and the youngest veteran ( A musher that has completed at least one Iditarod) to compete this year. He completed his first last year.
From The Iditarod Website Iditarod Staff for Race Coverage::
“Musher Dallas Seavey (Bib #41) was the first to arrive at Cripple Checkpoint early this morning at 1:26 am Alaska Time. The Willow Alaska musher reached the once gold rich mining camp with 13 dogs. The Cripple Checkpoint signifies the halfway point in the thirty-eighth edition of “Last Great Race on Earth.”