the groundbreaking female superbiker travelling the world

The groundbreaking female superbiker travelling the world

Middle East

Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick, a record-breaking superbiker, has travelled solo around the world to change attitudes towards women in Iran.

Women there are banned from motorbike riding due to modesty laws, but she recently became the first Iranian woman to openly enter the country on a motorbike without being arrested.

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Producer: Assefeh Barrat