Amputation of all four limbs and extreme adventurer, Philippe Croizon has announced its participation in the Dakar Rally 2017!
After crossing the English Channel and have linked the five continents by swimming, Philippe Croizon, the adventurer amputated four members embarked on a new challenge outside the norm: part in the Dakar 2017 driving a vehicle specially adapted to handicap. This will be a lively buggy by a Nissan V6 engine 340 hp, which will have such a hydraulic joystick to allow the driver to manage the acceleration, braking and steering with his right arm, and a gear selector on his left arm. A world first and a feat of both technological and human it will undertake with specialists of the race, Team Tartarin.
“Making his dreams, even the wildest”
“Since childhood, I have always followed the Paris-Dakar. (…) The extreme motorsports is found freedom, autonomy,” says the extreme sportsman.
But before embarking on such a challenge, twelve months of intensive physical preparation, testing on the circuit in the dunes but also will be needed. Then Philippe Croizon is jaugera one last time on the Rally of Morocco. This test passed, it will be time for him to take the direction of South America with the sole objective to “realize their dreams, even the wildest” by going to the end of the adventure.