March's member to meet is another one of our original members, he is a super fast champion, please meet Mark :)
Name: Mark Mazzucca
Member since: The beginning ...
No of Dogs: 5 at home with us, 2 oldies, Fox and Griff now keeping the mother in law company down the road
Dog(s) name(s), sex, age(s) and breed(s):
2 Eurohounds William ,5 years old
His nephew Ice 2years old from Kieth Johnson
Halo; a vorsteh from Germany
Finally a new addition that i picked up from CZ, Dusan is a CZ Greyster ski-jor dog and is 20 weeks old
Lives in: Glos
Dog sports participated in: Bikejor, Scooter, and a bit of rig running
Question 1: How did you start in the sport?
I got involved by driving my wife Kim to events.....!
Question 2: Which was the first dog/dogs you raced?
First event was a mass start bikejor in Stambrugue Belgium with Oki in 2010.
Question 3: How did you come to own your dog(s)?
The first dogs were all rescue,but later ones are purpose bred for the sport.
Question 4: Interesting fact about your dogs -
Simply they are all loved by me for different reasons
Question 5: Interesting fact about yourself -
I worked on the film set of "Saving Private Ryan" ,not best mates with Tom Hanks ,in fact i didn't even see him, lol
Question 6: Biggest achievement in a race ...
William and i have been a good team over the years in bikejor, winning not only in domestic races but also have won the Scottish National Championships, the Dutch open national championships, the AAA European race series held in three countries, twice ECF European v2bikejor champion,and 6th in +40 in the worlds held in Italy, but mostly i enjoy just spending quality time with my boys at the weekend.
Question 7: Dogs favourite treats -
My boys don't have a fav treat as such, but they tend to behave like circling sharks when i bring home whole green tripe to cut up
Question 8: Favourite Song ..
Paint it black by the Rolling Stones gets whacked up to 11 when its on the radio
Question 9: Favourite Film ...
Pulp Fiction ,so many stories in one film
Question 10: Favourite cake ..
Black forest gateau ,yum
The NATBs will be keeping you up to date on their members, their dogs and events for the 2015/2016 Season. Hope you enjoy!