Sprint Sled Dogs Reach Speeds Close To 30 MPH

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<p>(Courtesy of&nbsp;<span style="color: #222222; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px;">Tom Sekula)</span></p>
<p>Swedish musher Lars Lindh wins a bronze medal for paraplegic Swedish musher Taina Teras&#039; eight-dog sprint team at the 2015 IFSS Winter World Championships in Bernau, Germany.</p>

There’s a whole world of dog-powered sports that goes far beyond mushing huskies in the Iditarod. Instead, imagine specially bred sprint dogs teamed with humans on foot, skis, bikes, sleds, carts and more. They can reach speeds close to 30 miles an hour.

Dog Power Movie is a new documentary screening at the Denver Film Festival on Wednesday and again on Sunday, Nov. 13.

Colorado Matters host Nathan Heffel speaks with filmmaker and dog-powered competitor Kale Casey of Paonia.