CHRIS ADKINS is a 48 year old plumbing tech from Sand Coulee, Montana. He got started racing by his dad, Terry Adkins and has been mushing for 44 years. He races Alaskan huskies/hound crosses. He is no stranger to Race to the Sky, finishing from second place to ninth place and receiving the Sportsmanship Award and Best Cared for Team Awards. In the lead will be Attla, Pope, Sunday and Smith.