I went and had a look on YouTube, and you're right, truly amazing stuff. Riding the Dakar has to be one of the toughest physical tests out there. Good on him
BTW, I liked the way the backup team manager, a certain 'Uncle', had the whisky bottle ready at the finish of the latest stage!
Also, what is that big mapping instrument in front of him? It looks like a digital version of the old mechanical strip maps. If it's linked to a GPS and so real-time, would quite fancy one myself - like the turn by turn instructions.