Friday, August 17, 2018

Mongol Derby Day 8: Yes She Khan, and Yes She Did! - Full Story

Prac’s Jocelyn Pierce got sent on the writing assignment of a lifetime and it appears she has survived to tell the tale.

August 16 2018

“Riding hard for the finish line just now are MT JP ARCHIBELL (Michael Turner, Jocelyn Pierce, Ed & Jack Archibald, Henry Bell), six riders who have exemplified the camaraderie and joy of this event, done well. They have had dramas but seem to have shrugged them off and just kept trucking. EA girth may still be a cable tie, I lost track ... JP the only lady in their bunch, can't wait to talk to her on the finish and find out how that went. Can she now pee off the side of a horse cos they wouldn't ever stop for her? Mind boggles.” -- Early morning tweet from Derby HQ

As advertised, at 8 a.m. on the nose Jocelyn and her boy toys crossed the 2018 Mongol Derby finish line to a hero’s welcome. Lukewarm beers, ice-cold showers and heartfelt hugs for all. To be followed by a refreshing dip in the lake...

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