2016 Iron Dog competitors, Team 43


Vince Salzbrun and Gux Laraux know the value of teamwork!

Gux is a lifelong Alaska born and raised in Bethel. He is also a United States Coast Guard veteran and now works for Alaska Hovercraft. On his down time Gux enjoys outdoor subsistence activities, spending time with his newborn twins, and traveling along the Kuskokwim River systems. This will be Gux’s fourth time running the Irondog Race.
Vince was born and raised in Bethel and grew up welding for his dad Shorty than joined the Army National Guard in 2001 to be a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter mechanic and Crew Chief. He now works as a Quality Control Technical Inspector, has been on four deployments to Kosovo twice, Kuwait, and Haiti. He has finished the Iron Dog race in 2013 as part of the National Guard team. When he’s not working he likes to visit with Family and friends, travel, and be outdoors enjoying all that Alaska has to offer.

2016 Team Effort poster