Disabled Marines Take On Dakar Rally
On January 5th, Marine Staff Sergeant Mark Zambon and Corporal Timothy Jay Read of the US Marine Corps will be in Lima, Peru, for the start of the Dakar Rally. For two weeks, they'll race over 5000 miles, crossing the Andes twice and finishing, all being well, in Santiago de Chile on January 20th. The Dakar is the world's toughest rally and for the two Marines, the challenge has another dimension. Both lost legs serving in Afghanistan and are part of Race2Recovery, the first disabled team ever to enter the Dakar. Read more at http://www.edmunds.com/car- reviews/features/race2recovery-team-of- disabled-marines-enter-the-dakar- rally.html -- http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=MveAWoNSPzk#!