December 18, 2002
Canadian finalists in Land Rover G4 Challenge announced
Henderson, Nevada – Land Rover has announced the names of the Canadian finalists chosen to compete in the Land Rover G4 Challenge. Christian (Kitt) Stringer, a wilderness guide and team-building facilitator from Victoria, British Columbia and Jim Kuhn, a senior software engineer, from Waterloo, Ontario, will go on to compete in the International Selections to be held at the Eastnor Castle in England, January 19-25, 2003. One of the competitors will go on to represent Canada in the Land Rover G4 Challenge while the other will serve as an alternate.
Beginning in New York City, this global adventure competition will pit 16 international competitors from 16 nations against each other as they spend nearly five weeks driving on- and off-road in Land Rover vehicles. While mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, climbing and rappelling, they will make their way across three continents in their quest to take first place for the nations they represent and to win the grand prize – a new Range Rover worth $104,000.
The nations represented in the Land Rover G4 Challenge are Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, Belux (Belgium & Luxembourg), France, Gulf Region (UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon), Italy, The Netherlands, South Africa, Turkey and the USA.
The Land Rover G4 Challenge web site is .