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New Face on Ice Road Truckers

May 20, 2011

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When The History Channels' "Ice Road Truckers" series premieres Sunday, June 5, there will be a new woman trucker in the mix: Maya Sieber, age 27.
Maya Sieber, the new female face on Ice Road Truckers.
Maya Sieber, the new female face on Ice Road Truckers.

She joins seasoned veteran Lisa Kelly, who's proven you don't have to be a big burly guy to throw chains on Alaska's Dalton Highway or navigate the narrow mountainous roads of Tibet.

According to the History Channel website, Maya got her start hauling heavy loads on the crowded streets and highways of New York City. "This season, she is a rookie on the ice roads and one of the few women toughing it out in a man's game, but her ambition and determination could help make her a contender on the hills and climbs of the frozen Dalton Highway. Maya is used to achieving exactly what she puts her mind to, but will that be enough torque to get her up the Dalton?"

In her sporadically updated blog at, Sieber, aka "Short Stack" (she's just 5'-4") introduced herself last August, writing, "I am a full time local truck driver and part time model. I turned my childhood dream of driving a truck into a reality and I'm loving every moment of it. The freedom, wisdom rewards and challenges it brings everyday are priceless to me. I love the people I meet every day and bringing a smile to a face."

Her number one goal, she wrote, was to buy her own Kenworth. In the meantime, she sports a "Kenworth" tattoo on her neck.


  1. 1. Raven [ August 11, 2011 @ 03:41AM ]

    She whines worse than a child and needs to go back to the pole if she can't handle the way other drivers are. Lisa Kelly is a better driver and has a much better personality then this chick.

  2. 2. Someone [ August 13, 2011 @ 05:48AM ]

    Maya, you suck.

  3. 3. IRT Fan [ August 21, 2011 @ 02:05PM ]

    Maya is a very good looking woman and, aside from Lisa, was the only driver on the show who could pull off the infamous hot springs episode. I read others complain about that short little snippet, but honestly would they have wanted to be struck blind by the site of Dave Redmond doing that scene in a speedo instead? No? Didn't think so.

    Anyway, Maya does seem to be a competent truck driver but does need to get it together and not project such a whiney attitude. Maybe as the season goes on and her confidence goes up it'll get better.

  4. 4. rose [ September 16, 2011 @ 01:29AM ]

    If she want's to say she is a trucker then be a trucker like Lisa. Leave the stupid bikini at home. Honestly show how good of a trucker you are instead of a stripper that has to show everything to get to men. Women like to watch the show to but that was to much tonight. If this keeps up with tramps this is one women that well not be watching the show this year.

  5. 5. Fan of Ice Road Truckers [ October 21, 2017 @ 09:24AM ]

    She'll get the hang of it, the biggest thing is the desire to get out there and not let your nerves get the best of ya. Found some great information about another star of the show, Todd Dewey


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