Intervju i Mitt i Täby #dakar2015

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Intervju i lokaltidningen Mitt i Täby där jag berättar om Dakar 2015 och beskriver mitt skrivbord. Det brukar vara lite rörigare på skrivbordet än på bilden.

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Radio P4 Stockholm: Annie Seel om mardrömmen i #Dakar2015

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Annie Seel om mardrömmen i Dakarrallyt

Annie Seel har kört världens tuffaste tävling, Dakarrallyt, fem gånger på motorcykel och kommit i mål i alla lopp.

I år skulle hon första första gången köra med bil, som kartläsare åt teamägaren Paul Round.

– Jag var supportförare till två andra och var tvungen att ligga bakom dem. Tyvärr var de väldigt långsamma så jag tänkte “hur ska det här gå”. Vi skulle köra världens svårare tävling och så var de för långsamma.

Lyssna här: http://t.sr.se/1CiCdOq
Radio P4 Stockholm, 12 februari 2015

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Berättar om #Dakar2015 i TV4 Nyhetsmorgon #nymo

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Berättar om hur Dakarrallyt 2015 var i TV4 Nyhetsmorgon.

Länk till TV4 Play:
http://www.tv4play.se/program/nyhetsmorgon?video_id=3062347

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Women in the history of #Dakar

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Motociclismo Feminino has made an article about the women that had competed on motorcycle in the Dakar rally through the years…
Incredible women from the early years to famous like Jutta Kleinscit, Andrea Mayer, Patricia Watson-Miller (Schek), Mirjam Pol, Ludivine Puy, Tina Meier, Rosa Romero Font, and of course the fantastic Laia Sanz. And many more…

Read the full article:
http://motociclismofemenino.com/en/mujeres-en-la-historia-del-dakar/

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Rallyprinsessan kör Dakarrallyt med hållbarhet i tanken

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Medverkar i kampanj för Svanen.
“Rallyprinsessan kör Dakarrallyt med hållbarhet i tanken”

Länk till artikel:

http://www.svanen.se/Nyheter/2014/12/Rallyprinsessan-kor-Dakarrallyt-med-hallbarhet-i-tanken/

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svanen-logo_400x400Om Svanen:
Svanen ”föddes” för 25 år sedan, när Nordiska Ministerrådet startade Svanenmärkningen för att hjälpa konsumenter göra bra val för miljön. Det började med papper och batterier och idag hittar du Svanen på fler än tiotusen varor och tjänster. Efter några år fick Svanen sällskap av EU-Blomman, EU:s miljömärke. Det statliga bolaget Miljömärkning Sverige ansvarar för både Svanen och EU-Blomman och arbetar utan vinstsyfte på uppdrag av regeringen.
www.svanen.se

#Dakar 2015 Radio intervju med Annie

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Intervju på Sveriges Radio P4 Extra, 16 min. Sänt 22 jan 2015.
SverigesRadio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2151&artikel=6074598

Thomas Berglund – intervju på Gomorron Sverige, SVT1, sänt 22 jan 2015. Tillgänglig på webben 1 år. (Tips: spela in för eget bruk.)
SVTplay.se/klipp/2620437/900-mil-pa-mc (4:42 min)
Grattis till Thomas som vann klassen Malle Moto, där man kör helt utan hjälp av support team och mekaniker.

Thanks!

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Just wanted to say THANK YOU to everybody that has supported, sponsored and followed my Dakar 2015.

It was a great experience even if the race came to an early end for our team.
But I was here as to assist the team, and learn as much as i can about the car side of Dakar. I did my job and learnt a lot.
This year was not to do my own race. That will come…

Thank you to Paul Round and all of my team RallyRaid UK for having me on board!
The crew has been fantastic and lots of fun with Glen, Kev, Chris, Martin, Jose, Julio and the Mongolian crew that I can’t spell.

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#Dakar2015 is finished.

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Last stage was supposed to be a nice cruise to the podium, but turned into a mud bath. The bikers looked like shit when finishing the stage. Many bikes slid off. And also the cars went off track!

dakar2015-winners-nasser-marcAt the podium were big crowds celebrating all the finishers and winners.
I am happy Marc Coma took his 5th victory in bikes.
Nasser al-Attiyah claimed the victory in the car category, as he promised in last years Dakar.
And the biggest admiration of Laia Sanz who made a fantastic race in top ten!

The Swedish bikers did very well. Thomas Berglund winning Moto Malle and finishing 23rd over all! Grattis!
The brothers Anders and Micke Berglund both finished their first attempt in Dakar! Grattis!

We had a nice team dinner with Rally Raid last night.
For me already thoughts of the next Dakar is starting.

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#Dakar stage 13. A muddy finish

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Rosario – Buenos Aires / finish.
SS 174 km (modified to 101 km), in total 393.

The last stage was tough – again – and very dirty because of the weather.

It rained cats and dogs so the roads of sand and clay turned into a slippery muddy soup, very dangerous. Many competitors, especially bikers, slid off the track or turned over or got stuck.
The organisation decided to shorten this stage and stop at CP2 / 101 km by neutralizing the last part.

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Marc Coma sliding on the muddy track into the last finish.
(Image quality from tv screen.)

Standings stage 13 finish
* Ladies
29 Laia Sanz, pos 9
96 Rosa Romero Font, pos 52 (Nani Roma’s wife)
* Gentlemen
1 Marc Coma, pos 1
38 Thomas Berglund, pos 23, vinnare i klassen Malle Moto, 2a i maratonklass.
148 Mikael Berglund, pos 67
149 Anders Berglund, pos 74, 7a i Malle Moto.
51 Mart Meeru (EST), pos 35
117 Anar Chinbataar (MNG), pos 78

And who may this Clay Man be…?

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#Dakar 2015. Girl Power and Guy Philosophy

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Still anybody thinking that Dakar is too difficult for women!?

Great Girl Power performed by these ladies:
29 Laia Sanz, young but strong
96 Rosa Romero Font (Nani Roma’s wife)

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Quote of the day’s philosophy.
“Why do you do it? Everybody dies. But not everyody lives.”
David Reeve, a British farmer in Zambia, bike 103, Dakar finisher on his third attempt, crashing out twice.
103 David Reeve, Pos 32.

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” Third time lucky. “