People involved.

Passion in the background.

It couldn’t be done without them: helpers, organizers, marshals and many other people from the GS community. With their experiences they make the Int. GS Trophy an unforgettable motorcycle adventure – and take on the challenges in the background. We have a look behind the scenes and present a selection of important people who are more than passionate about the event.

Stefan Boshoff.

Stefan Boshoff.

Journalist and GS coach.

Each team at the Int. GS Trophy was accompanied by its own journalist, who provided the fans in the home countries with news about the event. Stefan Boshoff, legendary GS correspondent and coach since the early days of the Trophy, gave us an insight into his work.  

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Amy Harburg and Jennifer Huntley.

Amy Harburg and Jennifer Huntley.

Double the experience.

These two ladies battled against each other at the first ever International GS Trophy female team selection trials, but for the 2018 edition in Mongolia Briton Jennifer Huntley and Australian Amy Harburg put their competitive instincts aside in order to marshal and mentor the two female teams to success. 

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About winners and other participants.

About winners and other participants.

The Int. GS Trophy in retrospect.

Participating in the Int. GS Trophy changes you forever. Before the 2018 international finals started, we spoke to several former competitors for whom life would never be the same again. Impressions of Kevin Hammond, Gabriel Guntern and Tsutomu Morohara.   

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Team India.

Team India.

For the first time at the Int. GS Trophy.

It’s not just Team Australia that was new additions to the Int. GS Trophy family; a team from India took part in the motorcycle adventure for the first time as well. The three team members told us why they were relishing the Trophy challenges and would love to put India on the GS owners’ adventure riding bucket list. 

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Breaking down the barriers.

Breaking down the barriers.

Busting the GS myths once and for all with Jocelin.

Think you’re not tall enough or strong enough to ride an adventure bike? Think again, as ‘vertically-challenged’ International Female Team competitor Jocelin Snow explains how size really doesn’t matter when it comes to the International GS Trophy. 

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Thunder from Down Under.

Thunder from Down Under.

The Aussies are coming.

Watch out for Team Australia. It was their first time at the International GS Trophy but after a quarter of a century of BMW GS Safari experience, they were more than ready for this competition.   

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Amy’s amazing adventures.

Amy’s amazing adventures.

310 to Mongolia, Munich and beyond!

There is no doubt that the Int. GS Trophy inspires greatness. Just ask Amy Harburg. First a competitor in the inaugural female team in 2016, followed by instructor certification and then selection for marshal duties in 2018. Not content with these significant achievements, the determined Australian was planning on riding thousands of kilometres to this year’s finals on a G 310 GS— and then continuing her journey onwards all the way from Mongolia to Munich. 

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Meet the moderator

Meet the moderator

Isaac Johnson presented Int. GS Trophy daily highlights.

You may recognise adventure lifestyle photographer Isaac Johnson from the new BMW F 750 GS  film and stories but in June he swapped his trusty camera for a microphone, to bring you all the Int. GS Trophy news direct from the depths of Mongolia.

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Marshal arts — or the art of marshalling.

Marshal arts — or the art of marshalling.

Living the dream and loving the responsibility.

Vital for the success and safety of the Int. GS Trophy, the marshals are true ambassadors for the brand and highly respected across the globe. Before the GS Trophy finals we spoke to ‘old hands’ Marchant Maasdorp and Tobi Weiser, and newcomers Jean-Luc Donath and Faizal Sukree about the honour of marshalling in Mongolia. 

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