In Conversation with Motorbike Racer Ran Yochay
Guest blog by Thiemo Albers-Daly
I Want to Make the Motorcycling World Better for Women
Sandra Gomez made her Dakar debut in 2022. This year, she came back to Dakar to win the Women's Trophy. However, mononucleosis hindered her preparation and a technical issue prevented her from completing the rally. This difficult second adventure in the Dakar wouldn't stop Sandra from trying again next year. We had the opportunity to talk to Sandra after the Dakar. Let's see her story at the Dakar and beyond.
I Plan to Return in Good Time
Calheine Taye Perry is one of the two African women who first competed and completed the Dakar Rally on a motorcycle. This year Taye was aiming for her fourth Dakar journey as the co-driver for one of the Dakar Sistaz - Yasmeen Koloc, but was unfortunately unable to make it. We had the opportunity to interview Taye, here is what she has to say about her career and experience at the Dakar.
和我们此前专访过的Kirsten Landman一样，在2020年Calheine Taye Perry也成为了达喀尔摩托组的非洲女性车手先驱。今年Taye原本要出赛自己的第四次达喀尔拉力赛，作为达喀尔姐妹花Yasmeen Koloc的领航员在T3组别出赛。可惜最终由于Yasmeen的伤病两人没能成行。我们对Taye进行了专访，来看看她的达喀尔故事吧！
I Live for the Challenge
In the 2023 edition of the Dakar Rally, Dutch rider Mirjam Pol embarked on her 10th journey in the epic off-road event. On January 15th, she finished 49th (1st woman) in the bikes category, matching her performance in the 2022 event. We caught up with Mirjam after she returned to the Netherlands. Let’s get to know her story at the Dakar and beyond.
The Dakar Helped Me Move Past My Accident
This year’s edition of the epic off-road event, the Dakar Rally, ended on January 15th. South African rider Kirsten Landman finished 71st in the Bikes category, 12th among the Original by Motul riders. This has been her second adventure in the off-road marathon, and her first attempt at the Original by Motul category, where riders enter the rally without assistance. We caught up with Kirsten after she returned to South Africa. Let’s get to know her story at the Dakar and beyond.
今年度的沙漠长途越野赛事达喀尔拉力赛已经在一月15日落下了帷幕。南非车手Kirsten Landman在摩托组第71名完赛，在其中的Original by Motul组别排名第12。这是Kirsten的第二次达喀尔之旅，也是她第一次尝试全程无协助的Original by Motul组别。在她完赛回到南非之后我们对她进行了专访，来看看她对于达喀尔和她的整个职业生涯有什么要说的吧。