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PORTRAIT OF THE DAY
“Defeat is not an option”
After ten years in the Royal Air Force, Duncan SLATER was serving in Afghanistan in 2009 when his vehicle was blown up...
“I missed the MDS a lot”
MARATHON DES SABLES is no unknown country to Touda DIDI –on the contrary! It's her sixth participation this year, but...
The mystery ‘Thomas Evans’
At the age of 25, Thomas EVANS (D0775-GBR) is taking part in his first MARATHON DES SABLES: “ Like a lot of English...
"I would never have imagined such a hell!"
Yassir LAMNI has a passion for everything related to endurance sports (trail, mountain biking, triathlon...). And it...
A tough guy !
Aged 21 and unemployed, Abdelaziz BAGHASSA may have found his way, the sport of endurance, to which he now devotes most...
Coming up smelling of roses in the desert is somewhat superfluous
“The desert is a fascinating place, and the MARATHON DES SABLES, an incomparable way to enjoy it. Indeed, it's a huge...
Emily ROLFE (D0545-GBR)
As the saying goes, if you’re good enough, you’re old enough. This certainly applies to Emily ROLFE (D0545-GBR), almost...
Practice makes perfect: the making of a runner
Joel JUHT is an Estonian public person who owns the country's largest dance school. His professional goal is to help...
A perfect hazing
Although his surname is well known in the MARATHON DES SABLES (MDS) thanks to his big brother Rachid, Mohamed EL...
All together at the finish line
A sporting family: François and Agnès (father and mother) have been practicing mountain bike, trail running and...
The first Togolese to set foot on the dune
Everything started in 2015. Meheza WALLA, a young Togolese who had been living in France for almost twenty years,...
A Peruvian at the MDS: a clash of cultures
Remigio HUAMAN QUISPE is rather incongruous on the bivouac of the 32 nd MARATHON DES SABLES. With his alpaca cap,...
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