Take the first hurdle...
Even before the International GS Trophy, sweat flows - and dirt flies: The participants of the national Qualifier have to prove themselves with driving skills, sufficient fitness and a large amount of willpower. See here which riders successfully completed the national Qualifier and formed a team at the Int. GS Trophy 2020 in New Zealand.
These teams have qualified and were part of the Int. GS Trophy 2020. In New Zealand they competed against each other and had to face demanding special stages. Have a look at the participants here and learn more about their lives and motivation.