Leonie Tetzner – the youngest World Champion

Leonie Tetzner – the youngest World Champion

At the tender age of 7, Leonie lives with her family and around 60 sled dogs on the Tetzner Racing Farm in Schleswig Holstein.

She loves dogs more than anything and has a lot of fun with them.

Leonie Tetzner was guiding her first sled dog when she was just four years old. Leonie Tetzner has been training for the World Championship since she was four. Her results have been outstanding: In 2016, Leonie Tetzner became the youngest World Champion. In 2017, Leonie Tetzner successfully defended the World Championship title. She has continued to win prizes and awards.

Leonie Tetzner has a lot planned for 2018 as well. Experience it live – just follow her on facebook.

THE SUCCESSES OF LEONIE TETZNER

Spring 2017 season – with her dog, Königin Elsa (Queen Elsa)

  • Junior World Championship, 1st place – she is a two-time World Champion
  • Track record holder at the Junior World Championship, i.e., she recorded the fastest time ever
  • 1st place, Junior North American Championship

Spring 2016 season – with her dogs, Hund Louis & Königin Elsa Queen Elsa

  • Junior World Championship, 1st place – she is a World Champion
  • 1st place, Junior North American Championship
  • 1st place, Willow Winter Carnival
  • 2nd place, Montana Creek Race
  • 2nd place, Norma Rasmussen Memorial Race

Spring 2015 season – with her dog, Waldorf

  • 1st place, South Central Challenge
  • 1st place, Willow Winter Carnival
  • 2nd place, Norma Rasmussen Race
  • 2nd place, Asdra Junior
  • 2nd place, Junior North American Championship

LEONIE TETZNER ON TELEVISION

On December 16, 2017 Leonie Tetzner will appear on the show, "Klein gegen Groß", ARD, 8:15 p.m., and compete with Joey Kelly in a dog sled race.

Leonie Tetzner has a hobby that is quite extraordinary for Germany: dog sled racing. The 7-year-old, who lives with her parents half of the year in Germany and the other half in Alaska, competed in her first race when she was just four years of age. Now she will be competing with Germany’s best-known extreme and endurance athlete, Joey Kelly, on "Klein gegen Groß" (Small versus Big). Which of the two will move the team faster over the course in the "dog sled duel"?

Find out more about Leonie Tetzner at www.leonie-tetzner.de