Press

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WDIO TV Interview with Gunnar Johnson: February 22, 2021

Wonderful interview with photos and video of Gunnar and his team. Gunnar explains his desire to help suicide survivors heal and how the power of the names of those lost to suicide that he will carry on the race trail will bring motivation and calm determination.

https://www.wdio.com/sports/gunnar-johnson-iditarod-hope-suicide/6020522/?cat=10335

Fargo Forum Newspaper: February 19, 2021

The Fargo, North Dakota Forum newspaper posted this article on Gunnar Johnson’s 2021 Iditarod run in support of those who have been lost to suicide.

https://www.inforum.com/northland-outdoors/6888221-Iditarod-musher-with-Fargo-ties-to-carry-list-of-lives-lost-to-suicide

Valley News Live – Fargo, North Dakota: Saturday, February 13, 2021

Valley News Live has posted a video on Gunnar Johnson and the Iditarod Hope 2021 project. You can view the video at the link below. Gunnar and his team are honored to remember those lost to suicide, the surviving family members and friends and to promote suicide awareness and prevention.

https://www.valleynewslive.com/2021/02/13/local-man-racing-in-iditarod-promoting-suicide-prevention-awareness/

WCCO|CBS Radio With Mike Max: Friday, Oct 2, 2020

WCCO Radio’s Mike Max caught up with Gunnar in Alaska for an update on his Iditarod preparations, Benjamin Stassen’s Story, mental health, suicide awareness, and the Iditarod Hope Project.

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Duluth News Tribune September 22, 2020

As Gunnar is preparing for his departure to Alaska, he and Helen and Jay Stassen talk with Tribune News reporter Peter Passi about the Iditarod Hope Project.

https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/community/people/6671098-Former-Duluth-city-attorney-to-run-third-Iditarod-in-memory-of-people-who-have-died-by-suicide

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Gunnar Johnson – Third Place finish at copper basin 300

Gunnar and his team achieve Third Place in the Copper Basin 300. https://www.adn.com/sports/2021/01/11/nic-petit-mushes-to-4th-straight-copper-basin-300-victory/