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Joey Evans

Joey Evans is a man who has fought his way back from brink of defeat. Having suffered a broken back and paralysis in 2007 - he clawed his way back to compete in the Dakar Rally ten years later

Joey Evans

Joey Evans is a man who has fought his way back from brink of defeat. Having suffered a broken back and paralysis in 2007 - he clawed his way back to compete in the Dakar Rally ten years later

Biography

Joey had a dream to race in the Dakar Rally, regarded as the most dangerous off-road race in the world. During a local race in 2007 he was hit by another biker. He broke his back, crushed his spinal cord and was completely paralysed from just below his chest. It took 10 years, with many challenges and lessons learnt along the way; on January 2nd 2017 Joey stood as a competitor on the start of the Dakar Rally in Asuncion, Paraguay.