One Tough Cookie
A nasty separated shoulder injury doesn’t stop Carla White of Calgary, Alberta from cycling the tough off-road sections in Tanzania.
Carla received the One Tough Cookie Award on tour and she tells us why, “Our second last day off-road was SUPER difficult with heaps of deep sandy sections. No one likes those. A lot of people had fallen off their bikes that day and came back to camp a little more banged up. Sharita had just passed me in her truck, filled my water bottles and was heading back to give water to some of the riders still behind me. Her departing words as she drove off were ‘be careful’.
No more than ten minutes later I hit a sandy patch and launched myself off my bike and into a pile of dirt. I lay there for a while. Hot, exhausted, angry at my bike, the day and that damn sand…” read the full story here
Photos by Carla White