Today we chat with Scott Maclean. Scott and his Siberian Husky 'Duke', live and train in the Scottish Highlands. Scott and Duke specialise in the longer distance and endurance events. Lets see what his perspective is on the upcoming tournament.



Q1. Before we get to the key questions all World Cup competitors want to know a few other questions... So the first thing is what do you like about canicross ?

A1 - I love running with my best friend, canicross has been my go to and personal space since being diagnosed with PTSD in 2019.

Q2. So the next question is easy, what are the things you don't like about canicross ?

A2 The summer, given that I run a Siberian Husky.

Q3 What are your canicross ambitions for the future ?

A3 To be honest I just want to be able to run and continue to enjoy canicross, I would like to make a hat trick of wins at Aviemore Sled Dog Weekend if it returns in 2024.

Q4 OK.... to the inside information. What are tips that you would give World Cup competitors with things to avoid during the tournament ?

A4  Don't get to obsessed with the points and just run your own race.

Q5 Do you think there are things you would advise World Cup competitors to do, or to take note of, or do during the tournament?

A5 Given we have competitors from all corners of the World now, please watch the weather, temperatures and humidity.

Q6. So, What do you think the secret is to winning a knockout ?

A6 You try your best, as long as you leave everything on the trail you will get your rewards.

Q7 How would you describe the experience of competing in a tough knockout competition ?

A7 It's bonkers.