Joey Evans

Ecstatic fans welcome Dakar hero Joey Evans

“This was not a two-week race, this was a ten-year race!” – Joey Evans “JOEY, JOEY, JOEY,” the crowd chanted as South African Dakar Rally hero, Joey Evans, entered the arrivals terminal at the OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg. The smile on Joey’s face said more than any words ever could. He grabbed his wife, […]

Joey Evans on the podium

Joey Evans overcomes paralysis, defeats 2017 Dakar Rally

Sam Sunderland takes his first victory and Stéphane Peterhansel proves deserving of the “Mr. Dakar” title. But South Africa’s hero of the 2017 Dakar, Joey Evans, wasn’t in the top 5. With the motto, “I did not come this far to only come this far” pasted on his bike, Evans achieved his dream of finishing […]