The first woman to finish Dakar rally on bike | Kirsten Landman

The Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia is the toughest motorsport race in the world. Landman describes her journey to the finish line, South African’s Kirsten Landman and Taye Perry are the first African women to complete the grueling race on bikes.
Landman, a 28-year-old from KwaZulu-Natal, spoke to CapeTalk’s Pippa Hudson about her achievement and the tough challenges she had to overcome along the way.

Some beautiful photos from Stage 7 @dakarrally It was another very fast day of racing that ended with very heavy…

Posted by Kirsten Landman on Sunday, 12 January 2020
After a life-threatening crash in 2013 that put her in a coma for 11 days, Landman thought her bike racing days were over, but she fought against her fears and post-traumatic stress to make a heroic comeback, fulfilling her dream of finishing the world’s toughest off-road race.


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