South African lady becomes 1 of Africa's 1st Dakar Rally riders

South African lady becomes 1 of Africa's 1st Dakar Rally riders

- Kirsten Landman is set to compete in the 2020 Dakar Rally

- Landman started her professional dirt bike career when she was 22

- The inspiring lady is one of the first women in Africa to compete in the ultimate endurance challenge

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Making South Africans proud! Kirsten Landman, a professional off-road and hard enduro rider from KwaZulu-Natal, is set to take part in the ultimate endurance challenge.

According to Good Things Guy, Landman is one of the first women in Africa to compete in the upcoming Dakar Rally.

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South African lady becomes 1 of Africa's 1st Dakar Rally riders

South African lady becomes 1 of Africa's 1st Dakar Rally riders. Photo credits: Kirsten Landman/Facebook.
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Briefly.co.za learned Landman fell in love with dirt biking at the tender age of eight when she rode just for fun with her family.

However, she turned the hobby into a career and at the age of 22, Landman became a professional off-road and hard enduro competitor.

Since then she has made a name for herself in several competitions, in some of which she was the only woman competing.

The publication reported Landman became the first female to finish several Redbull races, including the Redbull Romaniacs, Redbull Sea to Sky, Redbull Megawatt 111 and Redbull Braveman.

Landman also finished the Roof of Africa and has now set her sights on the Dakar Rally.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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