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BMW MOTORRAD INTERNATIONAL GS TROPHY OCEANIA 2020: 22 International teams prepared to go on a float of a lifetime

With a difference of a Australian team, nearing here has been a
matter of prolonged transport flights for all participants so there’s been the
matter of entrance to terms with jet lag. As good there’s a classification of
eventuality registration, holding possession of a BMW F 850 GS motorcycles
(and creation personal adjustments) then, to welcome New Zealand life,
being treated to an introduction to a enlightenment of a indigenous
Maori people, including a normal plea to newcomers – the
universe famous haka.  

This year there are 22 teams from 25 nations competing,
including 4 new teams, and as in Mongolia (2018) including two
International Female Teams, all of whom are intensely penetrating to join the
Int. GS Trophy brother- and sister-hood. The teams from the
Netherlands, Malaysia, North Africa and a Middle East are all
first-time entrants and their finalists are naturally unequivocally vehement by
what lies ahead. 

A highway reduction travelled. 
What lies brazen is eight
days and around 2400km of debate roving traversing both a North
and South Islands. Some 60% of a track will be off-road, the
remaining 40%, while sealed, will demeanour not unalike European alpine
roads, this is a nation of hardly 5 million people – and many of
those are clever in a civic centres – so these are still roads
that lead by implausible landscapes, scarcely always hilly often

The track starts in Rotorua, tighten to a centre of a North
Island, an area of active volcanic activity, and will finish in the
alpine ski-resort of Queenstown low in a South Island. Along the
approach a participants will get to suffer a inlet and enlightenment of these
remote islands while facing daily hurdles that count toward the
competition, either it’s roving skills, appurtenance trust or
forest bargain – though as always with a Int. GS Trophy
design a unexpected, any time a new experience! 

Chris Zimmerman is a march director: “New Zealand is the
ideal offroad destination, it’s not usually about a roads and trails,
though a people here, with everybody we accommodate we plead a off-road
roving and they adore it, we see it in their eyes. Everyone here is so
supportive. So we have a good track available and as ever we have that
singular Int. GS prize brew of roving and special stages, it’s going to
be a shining ride.” 

Overall executive of a Int. GS Trophy, Ralf Rodepeter (head of
code and product during BMW Motorrad) is gay with a venue and
format of this year’s competition: “I adore a Int. GS Trophy, it’s a
smashing float and so many fun, though what we like many is saying the
people connect. Every day a teams are churned so they float any time
with new nationalities and they’ll have an brave experience
together, that creates this bond and understanding. Bringing in teams
from North Africa and a Middle East this year is especially
exciting, so we can overtly contend we have riders from all over the
universe and all walks of life. And this is a suggestion of a GS,
bringing opposite peoples and cultures together, training about each
other and finding and enjoying a nature, personification and
adventuring. And all this is set in this many pleasing of countries –
we know I’m looking brazen to this as many as a participants!”   

Meet a teams. 

It’s time to accommodate a GS Trophy riders. Below is a full list of
a participants, with a small criticism from any about their lives as
GS riders and a fad of attending a many prestigious GS
eventuality in a world: 

Team Argentina:                                      

No. 101, Rider: Diego Noras, Age: 30, Hometown: Mendoza, Occupation:
Civil engineer.

Quote: “I’m looking brazen to a plea of a inlet and
obstacles in a event, competing any day in a best probable position.”

No. 102, Rider: Augustin Salanueva, Age: 43, Hometown: Tandil,
Occupation: Owner of a shoe shop, grocery and fitness
Quote: “The GS Trophy is great, it’s a possibility to go out
and play, to see new places and accommodate new people.” 

No. 103, Rider: Lucas Estuardo, Age: 24, Hometown: Esquel,      
  Occupation: Student 
Quote: “My passion comes from my father. I
grew adult saying him roving his bike and from a unequivocally initial time he
took me with him we never wanted to stop.” 

Team Australia:                                     

No: 111, Rider: Shaun Terblanche, Age: 31, Hometown: Perth,
Occupation: Building upkeep contractor 
Quote: “The Spirit
of GS is all about a fun that these bikes pierce to people who may
not even have crossed paths otherwise. Watching others overcome
obstacles, hurdles and fear, building trust in associate riders and
pity some of a many illusory sights around a world.” 

No: 112, Rider: Wesley Bygate, Age: 35, Hometown: Glass House
Mountains, Queensland, Occupation: Certified welder 
Quote: “I
have ridden many bikes over a years though my R 1150 GS is a only
bike that when we pull a button, it unequivocally asks me how distant we wish to
go. we adore to get out and float it as many as possible.” 

No: 113, Rider: Tysen Haley, Age: 26, Hometown: Yackandandah,
Occupation: Builder 

Quote: “The Spirit of GS would be best described as being partial of a
organisation that shares your passion and unrestrained towards exploring the
wonders of this nation and world.” 

Team Brazil:                                         

No: 121, Rider: Pedro Marchioretto, Age: 22, Hometown: Itapira,
Occupation: Tradesman 
Quote: “For me, a week though my
motorbike is a week though a partial of me, given a bike completes me!” 

No: 122, Rider: Filipe Hawerroth, Age: 26, Hometown: Santa Catarina,
Occupation: Self employed 
Quote: “The place where we was innate and
lifted gave me a eventuality to use sports in hit with
nature. As a child, we felt giveaway roving my bike. Over time a desire
for a motorcycle was inevitable.” 

No: 123, Rider: Claudinei Costa Silva, Age: 34, Hometown: Sao Paulo,
Occupation: Motorcycle mechanic 
Quote: “The “Spirit of GS” is
all about a brew of leisure and passion in a two-wheeled world. At the
GS Trophy I’m looking to overcome my limits.” 


Team France:                                         

No: 141, Rider: Aurelien Szulek, Age: 32, Hometown: Bordeaux,
Occupation: International executive for motorcycle
Quote: “For me, a week though my motorbike is
impossible. we always have some motorbikes around me. And we float as
many as we can.” 

No: 142, Rider: Vincent Debitte, Age: 32, Hometown: Rethel,
Occupation: Heavy lorry mechanic 
Quote: “I demeanour brazen to
public a lot of people and pity pleasing sceneries on house of a
GS and generally a limit of fun.” 

No: 143, Rider: Nicloas Bastin, Age: 41, Hometown: French Alps,
Occupation: Software engineer 
Quote: “Since we was a child, I
have always wanted to float motorcycles! we had to wait to be 21 years
aged for my initial motorcycle. After branch 37, 4 years ago, I
detected a passion of off-road roving with my R 1200 GS Adventure!” 

Team India:                                         
                                                  No: 161, Rider:
Sathyananth Vasudevan, Age: 36, Hometown: Tiruppur, Occupation: Civil
Quote: “I always wanted to be a biker. we desired riding
and we desired a strange fighter twins and a smell from the
carburettors and a clarity of debate that came with it. we think
that suggestion still influences all we do today.” 

No: 162, Rider: Rickiey Naik, Age: 43, Hometown: Bangalore,
Occupation: Businessman 
Quote: “The “Spirit of GS” is ‘One for
all, all for one’. ‘One for all’ – any chairman contributes to the
whole. ‘All for one’ – nobody is left behind.” 

No: 163, Rider: Shakeel Basha, Age: 30, Hometown: Coimbatore,
Occupation: Businessman 
Quote: “The passion that we have towards
any motorbike. The complacency we get while cruising by a wind
and mud is something that will never go away. So given will a team
win? Because we have depressed and learnt a lot of things in a tough way
from any fall. This has helped us grow and given us some-more confidence.” 

Team Italy:                                         

No: 161, Rider: Michele Pradelli, Age: 39, Hometown: Modena,
Occupation: Bank manager  

Quote: “Open turf is a highway that leads we to a debate …
Why would out organisation win? We will win given we are a complete,
devoted organisation and we know how to have fun!” 

No: 162, Rider: Alberto Ballardin, Age: 27, Hometown: Padova,
Occupation: CNC machinist 
Quote: “My favourite route is a one
we don’t know, given any time we float an opposite route is a
smashing discovery. The GS Trophy will be a smashing knowledge in
one of a many pleasing places on earth with bikes and adventure,
that are some of my biggest interests.” 

No: 163, Rider: Frederico de Angelis, Age: 42, Hometown: Terni,
Occupation: Trade agent 
Quote: “My favourite trails are curvy
roads in a plateau and all off-road! For me, a week without
my motorbike… is a bad week!” 

Team Japan:                                         
                                                No: 171, Rider:
Shinichi Kimijima, Age: 44, Hometown: Nikkō, Occupation: Mechanical
Quote: “The Spirit of GS is opposed any difficulty
with bravery and overcoming it with a team. And enjoying it.” 

No: 172, Rider: Yoshiaki Terao, Age: 42, Hometown: Ishikawa,
Occupation: Road marker 
Quote: “For me a “Spirit of GS” means
a everlasting journey. If we win it is given we trust in my power,
in a energy of my friends, in a energy of my GS.” 

No: 173, Rider: Sunao Ueda,Age: 47,Hometown: Minaminosaka,
Occupation: Sheet steel worker

Quote: “I pierce to my organisation Japanese teamwork and years of experience
in many tools of a world. But we are going to New Zealand only for
fun, so we won’t feel any stress.” 

Team Latin America:                                 

No: 181, Rider: Freddy Kehler, Age: 39, Hometown: Paraguay,
Occupation: Business owner 
Quote: “I’m looking brazen to a GS
Trophy, we design to make a lot of new friends from all over a world
and see new landscapes we have never seen before.” 

No: 182, Rider: Diego Penagos, Age: 37, Hometown: Colombia,
Occupation: Doctor 
Quote: “Nothing done me wish learn to float a
motorcycle, it’s only something that I’ve been ardent about since
we was a kid. It creates me feel like zero else in a world.” 

No: 183, Rider: Luis Arturo Palmieri Núñez, Age: 26, Hometown:
Guatemala, Occupation: Lawyer Notary public 
Quote: “The
qualifier was tough; unequivocally good people were left behind, so in the
name of all those good riders when we get to a GS Trophy we must
quarrel for a best outcome possible. We substantially won’t be means to train
together, though we will certainly recompense it with passion, preparation
and desire.” 


Team Malaysia:          


No: 191, Rider: Norizuan Abdullah, Age: 31, Hometown: Ipoh Perak,
Occupation: Businessman-Engineer 
Quote: “Living life on two
wheels, we can pierce faster and go wherever we want. This is my personal freedom.” 

No: 192, Rider: Kiang Wei Chan, Age: 38, Hometown: Srawak,
Occupation: Engineer 
Quote: “For me a Spirit of GS is about
creation new friends, finding new places, a heart of adventure.” 

No: 193, Rider: Mohd Zulfakar bin Mohd Alghaus, Age: 31, Hometown:
Kuala Lumpur Occupation: Driver 
Quote: “I learnt to float the
motorcycle for a illusory experience, to accommodate some-more like-minded
friends and given we admire a nature.” 

Team Mexico:                                         

No: 201, Rider: Manuel Enrique Montalvo Febres, Age: 19, Hometown:
Mexico City, Occupation: Student 
Quote: “As a child, we always
looked adult to my father, who rode motorcycles given he was 13 years
old. we remember that any time we listened a sound of his motorcycle, I
got unequivocally excited. When we finally started riding, a feeling of
putting myself any time into bigger hurdles unequivocally done me tumble in
adore with motorcycles.” 

No: 202, Rider: Antonio Sanchez Aldana Cusi, Age: 45, Hometown:
Mexico City, Occupation: Sales manager 
Quote: “For me a Spirit
of GS means freedom, going to places nobody has ever left before, it
means healthy life, vital outdoor, it’s vital opposite from all the
others, public opposite people and cultures.” 

No: 203, Rider: Angel Ernesto Vazquez Ramos, Age: 47, Hometown:
Mexico City, Occupation: Businessman 
Quote: “My favourite trail:
a one we only did nearby Jalcomulco, Veracruz – with rain! The GS
Trophy will be a good adventure, and we’ll be public overwhelming new friends.”


Team Middle East:                                   

No: 211, Rider: Elias Abi Antoun, Age: 33, Hometown: Lebanon,
Occupation: Electrician 
Quote: “The Spirit of GS is to discover
a universe with associate riders in an brave way, to go to
unreachable places with a GS, it’s a lifestyle, and brotherhood.” 

No: 212, Rider: Martin Victor Alva, Age: 32, Hometown: United Arab
Emirates, Occupation: Business owner 
Quote: “For me a Spirit
of GS means freedom, debate and camaraderie. It’s a lifestyle and I
adore it.” 

No: 213, Rider: Jorge Osorio Restrepo, Age: 32, Hometown: United Arab
Emirates, Occupation: IT engineer 
Quote: “My favourite roving is
to debate off-road, that brew between moto travels and off-road. It
is critical to know your appurtenance and suffer a moto debate in all
turf and waters.” 


Team Nordics:                                       

No: 221, Rider: Ronnie Lundberg, Age: 39, Hometown: Trollhättan,
Sweden, Occupation: Teacher for automobile and bike traffic 
Quote: “My
initial float on a motorcycle was on an 80cc motocrosser during Skara summer
land when we was 10 years old, afterwards we was bending to motorbikes!” 

No: 222, Rider: Ole Christian Kristiansen, Age: 34, Hometown: Stange,
Norway, Occupation: Electrician 
Quote: “The Spirit of GS means
to see a world! we consider a GS Trophy is going to be hard,
severe and a good adventure.” 

No: 223, Rider: Arto Kallionen, Age: 41, Hometown: Finland,
Occupation: Engineer 
Quote: “My favourite roving is on narrow
enduro trails. The GS Trophy will be a once in a lifetime experience.” 

Team North Africa:                                   

 No: 231, Rider: Hicham Lahlou-Kitane, Age: 45, Hometown: Casablanca,
Morocco, Occupation: Trader 
Quote: “My favourite route is
formidable to choose, Morocco is a outrageous stadium for a GS, the
Moroccan Sahara is breathtaking.” 

No: 232, Rider: Majd Berrada, Age: 42, Hometown: Casablanca, Morocco
Occupation: Architect 
Quote: “I wish to learn New Zealand,
a F 850 GS and to live a pleasing debate with my organisation and all
a other GS prize finalists. I’m certain we will confront very
engaging bikers. It’s a dream that is entrance true.” 

No: 233, Rider: Hicham Malti, Age: 52, Hometown: Casablanca, Morocco
Occupation: Architect 
Quote: “For me, a GS suggestion represents
adventure, mutual assistance and oneness between riders. My plea at
a GS Trophy will be to be during a same turn with my teammates and
suffer any impulse of a event.” 

Team Russia:                                         

No: 241, Rider: Grigory Biryukov, Age: 39, Hometown: Moscow,
Occupation: Specialist in watch services 
Quote: “I’m riding
motorcycles given 2006. Mostly roadsters, no large trips. After ten
years my crony invited me to a debate in a mountains, afterwards I
satisfied that I’m not such a good supplement as we thought! But a views on
that outing were value a trainings, so we started to master my off-road skills!”

No: 242, Rider: Ruslan Karimov, Age: 40, Hometown: Moscow,
Occupation: CEO 
Quote: “I started roving motorcycles about eight
years ago. First, we elite sports bikes, though afterwards in 2014 we attempted a
GS. My crony suggested me that we should try. we felt in adore with a GS
now and couldn’t lapse behind to my sports bike. Then we visited a
GS Day eventuality in Russia and was so vehement that we motionless we contingency learn
how to float my GS off-road.” 

No: 243, Rider: Aleksey Abroskin, Age: 36, Hometown: Moscow,
Occupation: Associate director 
Quote: “My initial bike was a R
1200 RT behind in 2014. Once we had a prolonged debate with my friends, they
all were roving a GS. There were a lot of trails on a route: RT
survived them, though we satisfied that we need a GS for that kind of
adventures. During a inhabitant qualifier 2017 in Russia we was ranked
initial place among a rookies, afterwards we satisfied that all is
possible, and we can do more. we started trainings and finally I’m here,
a partial of Russian organisation for a Int. GS Trophy 2020!”  

Team South Africa:                                   

 No: 251, Rider: Cobus Theron, Age: 28, Hometown: Tulbagh,
Occupation: Farmer 
Quote: “A few years ago, a Spirit of GS
didn’t have a definition that it does currently after removing concerned with
a Trophy and a closer GS community. For me, in a loyal suggestion we
share a passion for GS and concede it to take us places new and old
and Make Life a Ride!” 

No: 252, Rider: BJ Vosloo, Age: 34, Hometown: Cape Town, Occupation:
Industrial architect 
Quote: “I trust a biggest challenge
will be not to forget to suffer a moment. The Int. GS Trophy journey
is many really not easy. It takes tough work, large determination
and an opinion not to forget about your goals set to yourself. You
have to be peaceful to scapegoat some things in life to grasp great
things. Every supplement that has competent in a past will know this.” 

No: 253, Rider: Brandon Jason Grimsted, Age: 20, Hometown:
Fouriesburg, Occupation: Commercial driver 
Quote: “I look
brazen to totally submerging myself in a new enlightenment and being
means to plea myself and pull my skills and abilities to new
heights, all while exploring a impossibly pleasing and diverse
turf that New Zealand has to offer.” 
Team South Korea:       
  No: 261, Rider: Yeonsoo Yun, Age: 23, Hometown: Seoul, South Korea,
Occupation: Magazine editor 
Quote: “My initial rising experience
came when my father gave me a small mud bike when we was young. And then
he asked me: “Can we float this?” The “Spirit of GS” is about
endurance, passion, a suggestion of never giving up.” 

No: 262, Rider: Hyukyong Kwon, Age: 46, Hometown: Seoul, South Korea,
Occupation: News camerman 
Quote: “The route (I wish to float the
most) is from Mount Halla during a southern finish of a Korean peninsula
to Mount Baektu during a northern finish of a Korean peninsula. But now I
can’t go. Because my nation is divided into South and North Korea. I
wish to float my GS someday on that trail. At that time, we would like
to float by a pleasing Korean peninsula during a Int. GS
Trophy with my general friends.” 

No: 263, Rider: Hyunwook Kim, Age: 32, Hometown: Seoul, South Korea,
Occupation: Businessman 
Quote: “My introduction to motorcycling
came when we was unresolved out with my crony during his family’s restaurant.
we had a possibility to broach food by roving a motorcycle. we have been
crazy about roving motorcycles given then.” 

Team Thailand:                                       

No: 271, Rider: Patompog Laboonta, Age: 33, Hometown: Chiangmai,
Occupation: Businessm 
Quote: “The “Spirit of GS” means we have
a same idea and same passion, so we will always be joined and help
any other. Unity and organisation suggestion will expostulate us to success.” 

No: 272, Rider: Siam Keawwatchan, Age: 37, Hometown: Chiangmai,
Occupation: Motorcycle debate guide 
Quote: “I am looking forward
to creation new friendships during a Int. GS Trophy. The GS Spirit is
about organisation spirit, pity and caring.” 

No: 273, Rider: Phaisan Hunthai, Age: 36, Hometown: Rayong,
Occupation: Engineer 
Quote: “I consider we have all a required
skills, and I’m prepared to be partial of Team Thailand in a Int. GS
Trophy 2020. Because of a organisation spirit, we all have a GS spirit.” 

Team United Kingdom:                                 

No: 281, Rider: Tim Mitchell, Age: 25, Hometown: Warrington,
Occupation: Car technician 
Quote: “My father has always owned BMW
bikes for as prolonged as we can remember, I’ve been brought adult around boxer
engines so roving bikes was inevitable! It’s tough for me to collect a
favourite route though Snowdonia is good for twisty roads or challenging
off-road sections and both offer monumental views!” 

No. 282, Rider: Roy Prescott, Age: 46, Hometown: Barton, Occupation: Farmer

Quote: “I design to get a ‘Big Smile’ from a International GS
Trophy 2020, and a possibility to make new friends that share my interest
in GS debate riding.” 

No: 283, Rider: Richard Cox, Age: 47, Hometown: Clutton, Occupation:
Civil engineer 
Quote: “My favourite route is a Napiers trail
to Magdala in Ethiopia. You’ve asked me what a week though my bike
would feel like? Sorry, we don’t even wish to consider about it!” 

Team Netherlands:                                   

 No: 291, Rider: Peet Gerards, Age: 30, Hometown: Cujik, Occupation:
International comment manager 
Quote: “It all started with a
damaged moped when we was 8 years old. we took it detached and build it
behind together 100 times only for fun. At 10 years aged biking was
already in my blood and we got my initial route bike. Addiction.” 

No: 292, Rider: Xavier Tobé, Age: 22, Hometown: Oostvoorne,
Occupation: Project assistant 
Quote: “What done me wish to learn
to float a motorcycle? There was no escape, I’m doing things on two
wheels given we was 3 years old! So a week for me with out my
motorcycle is a vital disaster!” 

No: 293, Rider: Jaap outpost Hoofwegen, Age: 35, Hometown: Den Bosch,
Occupation: Sales director, breeze turbines 
Quote: “For me, a week
though my motorbike creates me restless. My GS allows me to recharge my
batteries, restructure my thoughts and put things into perspective.” 

Team USA:                                           

No: 301, Rider: Chris Johns, Age: 34, Hometown: Temecula, CA,
Occupation: Motorcycle mechanic 

Quote: “The “Spirit of GS” is a pitch of leisure to go everywhere
though hesitation. The biggest plea during a Int. GS Trophy 2020
is going to be going behind home!” 

No: 302, Rider: Harrison Kendrick, Age: 22, Hometown: Charlotte, NC,
Occupation: Sales engineer 
Quote: “My father got me into roving at
an early age. It became a good approach to spend time with him and also
explore. The some-more we rode, a some-more we enjoyed a plea of taking
large bikes places where many people pronounced they could not go.” 

No: 303, Rider: Kevin Jones, Age: 41, Hometown:  Pasadena, CA,
Occupation: Real estate 
Quote: “It is such an honour to have
warranted a mark on a prize for organisation USA.  There were so many
dynamic and extraordinary competitors during a qualifier, we am propitious to be
here. The biggest plea that we face is to honour those other
competitors and minister to my organisation and safeguard that organisation USA has a
clever and important finish while creation new friends and carrying fun!” 

International Female Team 1:


No: 311, Rider: Isabela Londono Rivas, Age: 26, Hometown: Manizales,
Columbia, Occupation: Architect 
Quote: “The biggest challenge
during a Int. GS Trophy 2020 will be a volume of riding, and sleeping
in tents 7 days in a quarrel won’t be easy!” 

No: 312, Rider: Nikki outpost der Spek, Age: 31, Hometown: Hoek of
Holland, Netherlands, Occupation: Motorcycle instructor 
“Will a organisation win? Just being in New Zealand and saying a beautiful
country. That’s already winning for me.”

No: 313, Rider: Claire Bichard, Age: 32, Hometown:  L’isle Adam,
France, Occupation: Office manager 
Quote: “For me a ‘Spirit of
GS’ is a large family. If a teams wins it is given we never give up!
We are a family now.” 

International Female Team 2:                         

No: 321, Rider: Lisa Taylor, Age: 47, Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ, USA,
Occupation: Policewoman 
Quote: “The ‘Spirit of GS’ is a clarity of
adventure, roving off a beaten trail into a heart of a land and
culture. Making new friends and durability memories.” 

No: 322, Rider: Andrea Box, Age: 28, Hometown: Carboor, Victoria,
Occupation: Trauma nurse 
Quote: “The ‘Spirit of GS’ is about the
loyalty and intercourse in this event. It’s a support and assistance we
yield to any other. I’m not certain what to design when we get to New
Zealand though that’s all partial of a adventure.” 

No: 323, Rider: Klara Finkele, Age: 54, Hometown: Dublin, Ireland,
Occupation: Scientist 
Quote: “I schooled to float a motorcycle for
a leisure and debate to go anywhere. When we get to a GS Trophy
we design tough work, challenge, and a lot of fun.” 

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