Flu, fatigue, death: How SA's Kirsten Landman conquered her toughest Dakar yet

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Kirsten Landman, Dakar 2023
Kirsten Landman, Dakar 2023
Duda Bairros

The 2023 Dakar Rally has been a monumental moment in Kirsten Landman's life. The race itself was, as expected, tough and challenging, but even more was the emotional and mental toll it had on her. Yet, her never-give-up attitude pushed her throughout the 14 stages, getting her across the finish line. 

Preparing for the 2023 race, Landman knew that she had to be mentally and physically fit, but she confirmed that no amount of preparation can truly prepare you for what the Dakar throws at you.

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