Gianna Velarde, first Peruvian woman at Desafío Inca


The women will also have their representatives at the Desafío Inca 2018 Dakar Series. Among them stands out Gianna Velarde, Peruvian Enduro driver, who is preparing for the Dakar 2019, its great goal.

With 24 years, Gianna Velarde has become one of the references of motorcycling in her country. With her fighting spirit, she is distinguished by her professionalism in a sport where the male is mostly represented, but also for overcoming a serious illness that touched her when she was 15 years old.

Today, she is preparing to achieve a great goal in her sporting career: to be part of the 2019 Dakar that will be 100% Peru, and the Desafío Inca is the ideal race to prepare.

“Making the decision was not easy, but wanting to represent my country and the women of Peru was more than enough to embark on this adventure. I can fall but I will never give up, the 2019 Dakar will not forget me. “