Tune in this Sunday, June 28th at 8:00 p.m. ET to watch the premiere of the award-winning documentary “The Great Alone” on SNTV.
At 8 years old, champion dog sled racer, Lance Mackey saw his father win Alaska’s legendary Iditarod dogsled race, known to many as the toughest race in the world. He vowed to follow in his footsteps. But when Mackey was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2001, he was told he’d never race again.Read More
“I believe I got a second chance at life for a reason,” Mackey said, “this is the reason.”
A feature-length documentary filmed in the Alaskan arctic by director, Greg Kohs, “The Great Alone” captures the inspiring comeback story of champion dog sled racer, Lance Mackey. From his sunniest days as a boy by his famous father’s side to cancer’s attempt to unseat him, “The Great Alone” pulls viewers along every mile of Lance’s emotional journey to become one of the greatest dog sled racers of all time.