Hard Enduro Racer. Dakar Rally Competitor. Animal Activist.Speaker. Leadership: Women in Motorsport.
A professional off-road, Rally and hard enduro rider from Cape Town, South Africa. Kirsten Landman has been riding since the age of 8 and launched her professional career at the age of 22.
Growing up on dirt bikes, Kirsten Landman is now making history. Competing in major international events, doing what said to be impossible, Kirsten has become the first female to finish races such as Redbull Romaniacs, Redbull Sea to Sky, Redbull Megawatt 111, Redbull Braveman, the Roof of Africa and in 2020 Landman was the first African women to finish the Dakar rally in Saudi Arabia.
Kirsten just completed the Dakar Rally 2023 in the Original by Motul class which is undoubtedly the hardest class at the Dakar – competing completely unassisted she became the 3rd women in Dakar history to finish this class.
Kirsten who thrives in a male dominated arena has achieved her South African Springbok Colours whilst competing at the top level of her sport all over the world and most times being the only women to do so.
Kirsten will be competing in hard enduro races through out 2023 and is looking to find sponsorship to go back to Dakar 2024.