ATIQAH Norsauzelah binti Hj Abdullah and her assistant, Masdi Wijaya bin Hj Mohd Akhir of ‘Team Brunei’ made the nation proud by their outstanding achievement at the International Rainforest Challenge (RFC) 2014 in Malaysia which ended on December 8.
RFC is categorised as one of the top 10 events in world’s toughest motor races.
The duo won the Utility Vehicle (UTV) and ‘Ladies of Steel’ category and received an award as they defeated other competitors from 30 countries.
They overcame obstacles during the prologue special stage in Port Dickson, the predator special stage in Rembau District and the terminator special stage in Sri Menanti District.
The most challenging task was the twilight zone special stage in Jelebu District.
Supported by the Youth and Sports Department, through the Four Wheel Drive Association, the 10-day event tested their physical, mental strengths and their discipline.