A Different Kind Of Ride For Barbera & Terol!

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hector-barbera-nico-terol-malaysia-elephantsIn the build up to the Sepang Malaysian Grand Prix weekend, there was a trip to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary for Spanish riders Héctor Barberá and Nico Terol, along with Loris Capirossi and Hiroshi Aoyama.

The riders fed, interacted with and even rode the elephants, with Terol – the only rider brave enough to help bathe the native Malaysian animals – comparing the experience of being atop an elephant to that of riding a Grand Prix prototype.

“Well obviously you are so much higher up and things are a lot calmer, but you know if there is a crash there is a much bigger distance to fall!” joked the Jack & Jones Team rider.

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