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The participants in the Int. GS Trophy 2018.

Two years ago, a female team participating in the International GS Trophy was an absolute novelty – now the success story of the GS girls continues: The Int. Female Team Qualifier in South Africa has impressively shown that the riding skills of the female GS riders are at a very high level, so not three but six female participants are going to compete in the event. The team "GS Femme For Fun" consists of Ezelda van Jaarsveld (39) from Pretoria / South Africa, Sonia Barbot (33) from Montpellier / France and Linda Steyn (48) from Kempton Park / South Africa.

Team Members

Ezelda van Jaarsveld

Ezelda van Jaarsveld

Which bike do you ride and what has been your biggest adventure?    

A R 1200 GS Rallye. My biggest adventure was the Int. Female Team Qualifier!    

What is the most appealing thing for you about the GS Trophy?    

Get to know the motorcycle, improve my riding skills and meet other riders.    

How have you prepared yourself for this GS Trophy 2018 qualifier?    

With technical skills training and technical off-road riding.    

Please finish the following sentence: For the adventure of my life I would take the following things with me...    

My GS, GPS, riding partner and GS memories!    

 

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Sonia Barbot

Sonia Barbot

Which bike do you ride and what has been your biggest adventure? 

A S 1000 RR, F 700 GS and KTM 250 EXC. My biggest adventure was the Int. Female Team Qualifying in South Africa!    

What is the most appealing thing for you about the GS Trophy?    

I am interested in the Int. GS Trophy because I discovered off-road with my bike and I am loving that - it gives me a lot of pleasure.    

How have you prepared yourself for this GS Trophy 2018 qualifier?    

I trained for two days with Sebastien Saphores (a former GS Trophy finalist) and I learned a lot of technical things.    

Please finish the following sentence: For the adventure of my life I would take the following things with me...    

Friends, family and a motorbike. Money is useful, too!    

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Linda Steyn

Linda Steyn

Which bike do you ride and what has been your biggest adventure?    

A R 1200 GS. My biggest adventure has been riding the remote areas of South Africa and surrounding countries with my hubby and awesome friends.    
What is the most appealing thing for you about the GS Trophy?    

The camaraderie of fellow GS riders. And of course getting the chance to ride in Mongolia!    

How have you prepared yourself for this GS Trophy 2018 qualifier?    

Riding every opportunity available. And riding at some awesome training facilities.    

Please finish the following sentence: For the adventure of my life I would take the following things with me...

Love, joy and loads of friends (and hubby)! And two GS-riding sons!   

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All Teams

Get to know all the teams who successfully qualified to take part in the Int. GS Trophy 2018.

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