Amputees ready for Baja 1000
HERO Racing team's adaptive riders enter legendary off-road race for charity
Each November, the best in off-road racing gather in Northern Mexico for the legendary Baja 1000. As its name would suggest, this is a 1,000-mile dirt race down the Baja Peninsula. It is beyond any doubt one of the toughest races in the world.
This year, a team of three amputees is going to attempt the race on Honda CRF450x race bikes Thursday to Saturday. Jim Wazny, Chris Ridgway and Mario Panagiotopoulis all have different stories of how they came to lose their limbs, but ...
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