Video: the Formidable river in Namibia on the “Paris-Dakar” in 1992

Видео: Грозная река в Намибии на «Париж-Дакар» 1992 года

In 1992, for the first time in the history of the legendary rally-RAID participants crossed the equator on the African continent to be at the southernmost point of the continent – Cape town.

That year the competition was officially called the “Paris-Cape town”, but on the way to the second largest city in South Africa riders waiting for danger.

The promotion of the pilots was stopped in Namibia, where the river overflowed. It got Stephane Peterhansel, who with great effort, but still overcame the obstacle. Others are less fortunate.

For example, motorcycle Cagiva American Danny Laporte had to pull out forces of the helicopter, after which the decision was made to neutralize the race.

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