Sam Sunderland: "When you win the Dakar, it's all worth it"

Dakar 2022 | Stage 12 | Bisha > Jeddah
January 14 th 2022 - 10:25 [GMT + 3]

The British biker took his second Dakar title, repeating his 2017 victory and building on his third place last year.

 

Sam Sunderland - Stage 12 - ENG
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"I honestly can't be happier. This last stage was so difficult and so much stress… A lot of navigation, a lot of tricky notes, a few times a bit confusing and not sure I was going the right way. Phew. Honestly, my head can explode. The last ten minutes, I was not sure whether I'd won, now they've told me and, wow, dream come true. Even to listen to you say it brings a little bit of emotion there. I had a pretty rough season, but when you win the Dakar, it's all worth it. So nice."

Sunderland winner of the Dakar 2022! - Étape 12 / Stage 12 - #DAKAR2022

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