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 […]

Joey Evans

Joey Evans is SA’s last man standing in Dakar bike division

The Dakar Rally has resumed after a gruelling first week, with 50 competitors’ vehicles knocked out after just five days’ racing. Joey Evans, who was partially paralysed ten years ago, is the last South African biker left in the race, at 102nd overall. Here’s a brief summary of how the 2017 Dakar played out so […]